The climate-smart agriculture (CSA) concept reflects an ambition to further integrate agricultural development and climate responsiveness. CSA 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 minimise greenhouse gas (GHGs) emissions. Increased planning is vital in order to address tradeoffs and synergies between the three pillars: productivity, adaptation, and mitigation .
This publication provides an accessible guide to the lessons learned by the Chololo Ecovillage project, making a valuable and timely contribution to the growing body of knowledge and experience on climate change adaptation in Tanzania.