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Judging the beans in the Guatemalan heights

By Alexandra Popescu |CCAFS |February 13, 2018 | Stepping up participatory practices in the Climate-Smart Village of Olopa. The narrow path to the fields doesn’t cut us any slack. It … Continue Reading Judging the beans in the Guatemalan heights

African youth go digital to keep climate-smart farming alive

By Mantoe Phakathi in Bonn | Published on 13/11/2017 | 3:34 PM |http://www.climatechangenews.com/ping.js Mobile applications and online forums help young Africans make a living from farming amid changing weather, delegates hear … Continue Reading African youth go digital to keep climate-smart farming alive

Is digital agriculture the key to revolutionize future farming in Africa?

By Emebet Tita and Dawit Solomon (CCAFS)|Dec 8, 2017|Low Emissions Development Stakeholders discuss opportunities and challenges of digital agriculture in Africa. Digital technology has significantly transformed all sectors of economic … Continue Reading Is digital agriculture the key to revolutionize future farming in Africa?

Moving closer to achieving climate-smart future for Southeast Asia

Written by Nguyen Thu Hang (Viet Nam News) on Dec 6, 2017 Fostering learning and sharing knowledge and experiences across Climate-Smart Villages and projects in Southeast Asia. Based on the CGIAR … Continue Reading Moving closer to achieving climate-smart future for Southeast Asia

Better farmer access to machinery eases crop residue burning in India

by Julie Mollins / November 14, 2017 EL BATAN, Mexico (CIMMYT) — In conjunction with recent state regulations outlawing the use of fire to destroy field crop waste in northwest India, some farmers … Continue Reading Better farmer access to machinery eases crop residue burning in India

Climate insurance for farmers: a shield that boosts innovation

by Jon Hellin / November 7, 2017 New insurance products geared towards smallholder farmers can help them recover their losses, and even encourage investment in climate-resilient innovations. What stands between a smallholder farmer … Continue Reading Climate insurance for farmers: a shield that boosts innovation

Climate services for smarter farming – what’s it all about?

By Maria Eliza Villarino | Oct 5, 2017   Over the last few years, CIAT, CCAFS and their partners* have been doing groundbreaking work to provide climate information to help farmers make … Continue Reading Climate services for smarter farming – what’s it all about?

Agricultural scientists urge new global crop alliance to secure future food supply

EL BATAN, Mexico (CIMMYT) – At a time when weather patterns are becoming less predictable and population pressures on food supply are increasing, a group of crop scientists are laying the … Continue Reading Agricultural scientists urge new global crop alliance to secure future food supply

CIAT-CCAFS Science Informed $250 Million World Bank Climate-Smart Agriculture Investment

By: Evan Girvetz Climate Change and Soils e.girvetz@cgiar.org The Challenge Kenya is highly vulnerable to serious threats posed by climate change and highly dependent on climate-sensitive natural resources. Given the extent of … Continue Reading CIAT-CCAFS Science Informed $250 Million World Bank Climate-Smart Agriculture Investment

Breakthroughs in agriculture for action on climate change

Achieving sustainable development with climate-smart agriculture The facts are startling. More than 2 billion people (CDC, 2015) worldwide suffer from micronutrient deficiency – 795 million (FAO, 2015) of whom are … Continue Reading Breakthroughs in agriculture for action on climate change

Why climate talks need to focus on agriculture

Bringing science and development together through original news and analysis Speed read Food systems may cause a quarter of human-related greenhouse emissions ‘Climate smart’ methods such as intercropping and no-till … Continue Reading Why climate talks need to focus on agriculture

Enhancing Productivity and Livelihoods among Smallholder Irrigators through Biochar and Fertilizer Amendments at Ekxang Village, Vientiane Province, Lao PDR

          Sign Up For Email Updates Enter your email address: Follow IBI About IBI IBI Programs Connect Learn Resources News Contact Us Donate Join Search this … Continue Reading Enhancing Productivity and Livelihoods among Smallholder Irrigators through Biochar and Fertilizer Amendments at Ekxang Village, Vientiane Province, Lao PDR

MSc in Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security

MSc in Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security Disclaimer: This post is a re-blog for the purposes of information dissemination to a much wider audience and cultural diversity with the … Continue Reading MSc in Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security

U.S. Graduate Research Grant in Global Food Security

Application Package Spring 2015 Round – Applications accepted beginning January 12, 2015 Application deadline: Monday, April 13, 2015 11:59 p.m. Eastern time A complete application will consist of the two … Continue Reading U.S. Graduate Research Grant in Global Food Security

Internship Opportunity: CTA is looking to recruit an intern to support in its impact assessment of coffee certification in Latin America research

Featured photo Source The International Center for Tropical Agriculture is looking to recruit an intern to support in its impact assessment of coffee certification in Latin America research The International … Continue Reading Internship Opportunity: CTA is looking to recruit an intern to support in its impact assessment of coffee certification in Latin America research

Post Doctoral Fellows for projects in Latin America

Feature photo source Biodiversity International is looking for two Post Doctoral Fellows to conduct research projects in Latin America Deadline: 27 February 2015. These positions will contribute to the CGIAR Research … Continue Reading Post Doctoral Fellows for projects in Latin America

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