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As a broker of regional agricultural knowledge, CCARDESA provides access to a range of CCARDESA Content, and curated content, relevant to its stakeholders.
Date of Publication: Apr 2018
Gender Assessment and Action Plan - Zambia Renewable Energy Financing FrameworkThis gender assessment provides a summary of the gender equality situation in Zambia with a specific focus on women...
Date of Publication: Apr 2018
Author: Munyaradzi Mutenje (CIMMYT)
This study examines the vulnerability to climate variability and change of the conventional maize value chain in the mid and low altitude agro-ecological zones of Malawi, agro-ecological zone II of...
Date of Publication: Apr 2018
Author: SADC
Agriculture in the SADC region is the primary source of subsistence, employment and income for 61 percent of the peoples of the region. Despite a diversified natural resource base, overall...
Date of Publication: Mar 2018
Author: Environmental Investment Fund of Namibia
GCF Funding ProposalSAP001: Improving rangeland and ecosystem management practices of smallholder farmers under conditions of climate change in Sesfontein, Fransfontein, and Warmquelle areas of the...
Date of Publication: Mar 2018
Author: IFAD, SUSTAINABLE AGRICULTURE PRODUCTION PROGRAMME,MINISTRY OF AGRICULTURE, MALAWII
In this second edition of the Sustainable Agriculture Production Program (SAPP) Success Stories, we present achievements of smallholder farmers who have adopted various sustainable good agriculture...
Date of Publication: Mar 2018
Author: Center for Rural Development (SLE) Berlin
Cassava is the second-most important staple food crop after maize in Malawi. The availability of different varieties of cassava allow for both commercial use and household consumption of cassava to...
Date of Publication: Feb 2018
Author: ILRI
Livestock production is the largest source of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from agriculture (Smith et al. 2014, Tubiello et al. 2014). In terms of global averages, the emission of methane as a...
Date of Publication: Feb 2018
Author: Green Climate Fund
The Green Climate Fund is moving quickly to build a large and transformative project portfolio, with many projects already being implemented with the objective to adapt and/or mitigate to climate...
Date of Publication: Jan 2018
Author: Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations
The book uses an economic lens to identify the main features of climate-smart agriculture (CSA), its likely impact, and the challenges associated with its implementation.  Drawing upon theory...
Date of Publication: Jan 2018
Author: Orange-Senqu River Commission (ORASECOM)
At the heart of the Mountain Kingdom of Lesotho lie the highlands. Sitting between 2000 and 3500 metres above sea level, they channel water into the OrangeSenqu River which winds its way from Lesotho...
Date of Publication: Jan 2018
Author: CCARDESA
Le Programme de productivité agricole de l'Afrique australe (APPSA) est une initiative conçue sur six ans (2013 à 2018) pour améliorer la production et la diffusion des technologies entre les...
Date of Publication: Jan 2018
Author: Centre for Agriculture and Biosceinces International (CABI)
Plantwise is a global programme led by CABI, which helps farmers lose less of what they grow to plant health problems. Working closely with national agricultural advisory services we establish...
Date of Publication: Jan 2018
Author: Global Climate Fund
The Global Climate Fund 101 is an online resource that assists entities interested in applying for GCF funding.
Date of Publication: Dec 2017
Author: International Rice Resource Institute (IRRI)
To bridge the gap between research and practice in rice production, the International Rice Research Institute (IRRI) developed the Rice Knowledge Bank (RKB)—a digital extension service that...
Date of Publication: Dec 2017
Author: CCARDESA
This progress report describes key achievements during the project implementation period from 1 January to 31 December 2017. The project was in its 4th year of implementation.
Date of Publication: Dec 2017
Author: Luca Heeb
Climate-smart pest management (CSPM) is a cross-sectoral approach that aims to reduce pest-induced crop losses, enhance ecosystem  services, reduce greenhouse gas emissions and strengthen the...

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