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05 Dec 2018 description

by Jack Durrell

Executive Summary

Climate change threatens the viability of agriculture, ecosystems, and rural livelihoods in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA). In a region where agriculture is a critical source of employment and income, environmental degradation, and declining and more variable productivity, could potentially cause significant displacements, posing challenges in a region already beset by instability.

05 Dec 2018 description

by Jack Durrell (ICARDA)

A new discussion paper published by the International Center for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas (ICARDA) and CCAFS outlines a ‘resilience strategy.’

29 Nov 2018 description

por Anna Muller (Bioversity International )

La Secretaría de Seguridad Alimentaria y Nutricional de Guatemala puso en marcha una plataforma tecnológica para mejorar la gestión y la respuesta al hambre estacional relacionada con la variabilidad climática.

29 Nov 2018 description

by Anna Muller (Bioversity International)

The Guatemala Secretariat for Food and Nutrition Security implemented a digital platform to improve the management of and response to climate-related seasonal hunger at local scale.

26 Nov 2018 description

The climate-smart agriculture (CSA) concept reflects an ambition to improve the integration of agriculture development and climate responsiveness. It aims to achieve food security and broader development goals under a changing climate and increasing food demand. CSA initiatives sustainably increase productivity, enhance resilience, and reduce/remove greenhouse gases (GHGs), and require planning to address trade-offs and synergies between these three pillars: productivity, adaptation, and mitigation.