Knowledge Products

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: Jan 2014
Author: Dr. Dieter Nill
Le manuel cible les acteurs de l’IP, notamment les services techniques, projets et programmes, qui peuvent s’inspirer éventuellement des pratiques utilisées par d’autres...
Date of Publication: Jan 2014
Author: Victor Clottey
A practical 64-page A5 manual focusing on good agricultural practices for sorghum and millet production incorporating integrated soil fertility management techniques and practices. Produced...
Date of Publication: Dec 2013
Author: Tafadzwanashe Mabhaudhi
The aim of this study was to parameterize and test the generic crop model AquaCrop for a local bambara groundnut [Vigna subterranea (L.) Verdc] landrace. Such a model should be water driven and...
Date of Publication: Dec 2013
Author: Alliance for Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA)
This publication addresses some of the key issues and challenges of climate change and smallholder agriculture in Sub- Saharan Africa (SSA), But it is not an exhaustive analysis of all challenges and...
Date of Publication: Nov 2013
Author: GIZ
The objective of this pilot project was to support communes in their efforts to identify, plan and implement climate adaptation measures that will help increase their resilience to climate change.
Date of Publication: Nov 2013
Author: Susannah Fisher
This report provides an introduction to the different approaches and experiences in designing and implementing, Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) systems for adaptation at these...
Date of Publication: Nov 2013
Author: Tanzania
This booklet provides examples of climate-smart systems by showcasing some FAO success stories in various countries. The cases have been selected from the FAO Climate-Smart Agriculture (CSA...
Date of Publication: Nov 2013
Author: Tanzania
This report presents the final technical report that draw lessons on best practices for climate smart small-scale  agriculture  (C3SA) to be shared with stakeholders for the purpose of...
Date of Publication: Oct 2013
Author: other
Flooding happens annually in Cape Town’s informal settlements. The impact on residents’ lives is enormous, yet people have few resources to cope. They are also society’s most...
Date of Publication: Oct 2013
Author: S. Walker
AquaCrop is a crop model that simulates yield response to water developed by FAO and is appropriate to consider effects where water is the limiting factor for crop production. AquaCrop was calibrated...
Date of Publication: Oct 2013
Author: Downing, T.E.
DFID has recognised a need to provide guidance to country offices (CO) on what actions are needed to address the predicted impacts (both negative and positive) of climate change on agriculture and...
Date of Publication: Oct 2013
Author: T. Mabhaudhi
Historically, traditional cropping systems are based on diversification, thus making a significant contribution to food security for the household. Intercropping may offer farmers the opportunity to...
Date of Publication: Oct 2013
Author: T. Mabhaudhi
No information is available on responses of South African taro landraces to water stress. The objective of this study was to evaluate the responses, and mechanisms thereof, of taro to water stress...
Date of Publication: Oct 2013
Author: CCARDESA
This presentation discusses enhancing evidence based climate change adaptation research and policy for agriculture in southern Africa.
Date of Publication: Oct 2013
Author: other
The South African Risk and Vulnerability Atlas (SARVA) is a platform for global change information transfer from research to policy and decision makers. The SARVA program provides a centralised...
Date of Publication: Oct 2013
Author: CCARDESA
The purpose of this Finance Manual is to provide Accounting and Financial Control guidelines to all staff at CCARDESA, particularly the Finance and Administration staff in implementing financial...

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