Tag: Climate Smart Agriculture

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 uncertainties in understanding how different systems, departments, and crops would likely be affected, there is a need for […]

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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 undernourished. The challenge to nutritiously and securely feed the growing population is further exacerbated by climate change which […]

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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 farming can cut these The COP 21 talks must recognise agriculture’s role in fighting climate change Other sectors […]

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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 site:   Submitted by daniel_chapman on Tue, 02/10/2015 – 20:58 Title Enhancing Productivity and Livelihoods among Smallholder Irrigators […]

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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 interest and focus to share ideas, knowledge and expertise in science, education, climate change, agriculture, etc. The opinion, […]

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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 Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT) works to reduce hunger and poverty, and improve human nutrition in the tropics […]

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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 Program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS). CCAFS addresses the increasing challenge of global warming on […]

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