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Date of Publication: Oct 2017
Author: Julian Schnetzer
Solar-powered irrigation systems (SPIS) are a clean technology option for irrigation, allowing the use solar energy for water pumping, replacing fossil fuels as energy source, and reducing greenhouse...
Date of Publication: Sep 2017
Author: IFDC
We began the year with the creation and announcement of a new strategic plan to take us forward through 2021 (page 2). This new plan sets goals for us both internally and externally to help us...
Date of Publication: Sep 2017
Author: Catalina Berger
This report encapsulates the 'Tackling Climate Change in Agriculture Training' in Ongwediva, Namibia in September 2017. It includes the agenda, summaries of presentations, conclusions of...
Date of Publication: Sep 2017
Author: International Plant Biotechnology Outreach (IPBO)
Maize is the most-produced cereal worldwide. In Africa alone, more than 300 million people depend on maize as their main food crop. In addition, maize is also very important as feed for farm animals...
Date of Publication: Sep 2017
Author: Catalina Berger
This report encapsulates the 'Tackling Climate Change in Agriculture Training' in Harare, Zimbabwe, in September 2017. It includes the agenda, summaries of presentations, conclusions of...
Date of Publication: Sep 2017
Author: IPNI
4R Nutrient Stewardship is a new innovative approach for fertilizer best management practices adopted by the world’s fertilizer industry. This approach considers economic, social and...
Date of Publication: Sep 2017
Author: Global Forum for Rural Advisory Services (GFRAS)
The New Extensionist is a global view of extension and advisory services (EAS) that reinvents and clearly articulates the role of EAS in the rapidly-changing rural context. It argues for an expanded...
Date of Publication: Sep 2017
Author: Prasit Wangpakapattanawong
This manual is intended to help rural advisory and agricultural extension workers guide farming communities in the establishment of agroforestry prac ces in rice-produce on landscapes in Southeast...
Date of Publication: Sep 2017
Author: Environmental Research Letters
Food production is key to achieving food security in the drylands of sub-Saharan Africa. Since agricultural productivity is limited, however, due to inherent agro-ecological constraints and land...
Date of Publication: Sep 2017
Author: Timo Leiter
This policy brief addresses the difficulties of determining vulnerability through global indices and gives recommendations on how to use and interpret them including in the international climate...
Date of Publication: Aug 2017
Author: SADC Secretariat
This is the 2nd volume of a collection of stories by SADC Secretariat to inform SADC citizens and enhance awareness about the positive impacts of SADC  protocols, agreements, policies and...
Date of Publication: Aug 2017
Author: Secrétariat de la SADC
Il s'agit du deuxième volume d'un recueil d'histoires du Secrétariat de la SADC visant à informer les citoyens de la SADC et à les sensibiliser davantage aux impacts positifs des...
Date of Publication: Aug 2017
Author: Secretariado da SADC
Este é o 2o volume de uma coleção de histórias do Secretariado da SADC informando os cidadãos da SADC e criando consciência sobre impactos positivos dos protocolos, acordos, políticas e...
Date of Publication: Jul 2017
Author: Chikakula Miti and Wiebke Förch
This  report  analyses  the  status  of  incorporation  of  climate  change  adaptation  and  climate-smart agriculture (CSA) measures...
Date of Publication: Jul 2017
Author: CCARDESA
This report analyses the status of incorporation of climate change adaptation and climate-smart agriculture (CSA) measures in the SADC Member States’ agriculture and food security frameworks...
Date of Publication: Jun 2017
Author: CCARDESA
This resource is part of the CCARDESA Training Package on Climate Change and Climate Smart Agriculture. The power-point version of this resource is available for modification and reuse upon request

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