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18 Oct 2018 description

Agriculture faces a number of challenges, including increased food demand, population growth, and climate change. If the sector is to overcome these issues, women, including their roles and perspectives, must be prioritized in rural development.

18 Oct 2018 description

Executive Summary

The impacts of a warming world are affecting food production in every corner of the globe. From shifting rainfall patterns and growing seasons, to more frequent and extreme droughts and floods, to increasingly severe pest and disease outbreaks among crops and livestock, farming as we know it is under attack.

24 Aug 2018 description

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Africa will be impacted disproportionately by climate change when compared to the continent’s contributions to global greenhouse gas emissions (less than seven percent [1] Disadvantaged groups, such as women and young people, will experience the brunt of these impacts, as their ability to cope is often compromised by limited access to resources and power. 

16 Aug 2018 description

By Tripti Agarwal, Munmun Rai and Deepak Bijarniya (CIMMYT)

At a recent workshop, women farmers from Bihar, India were trained on the benefits of climate-smart farm practices, including value addition for their products.