This Decision Tool aims to help field-level extension staff make climate-smart decisions on which genetic improvement option best suits the context of their farmers. This tool is not designed as a technical guide to implementation. It is designed to assist extension staff in making climate smart decisions on improvements to farming systems with their clients. Reference to technical guides
relevant to the practices and technologies outlined are included at the end of the tool. The tool focuses on some of the Best Bet Climate-Smart Genetic Improvement Options for livestock production in the Southern African Development Community (SADC) region.
CCARDESA and GIZ (2019) Knowledge Product 17 Climate-Smart Genetic Improvement Options for Livestock, Pg 14, CCARDESA Secretariat, Gaborone, Botswana.