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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: 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: 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: 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: other
The Climate Information Portal (CIP) is a web interface operated by the Climate System Analysis Group (CSAG), at the University of Cape Town, South Africa. The portal, which currently provides...
Date of Publication: Oct 2013
Indigenous food crops refer to food crops that have their origin in South Africa. Added to these crops are those that were introduced into the country and are now recognised as naturalised or...
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: other
The Green Choice Alliance (GCA) developed a Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Framework to measure the conservation and socio-economic gains of projects that are being implemented using sustainable...
Date of Publication: Oct 2013
Author: Bisangwa, E
Current agricultural practices in Mozambique and Lesotho lead to localized externalities and systematic “macro” erosion. However, conservation agriculture, which promotes minimal tillage...
Date of Publication: Oct 2013
Author: Leonie Joubert
The Cape coastline faces into a turbulent ocean. Climate change will make this naturally stormy sea all the more formidable. Cape Town has inherited a complex space to manage: land reclaimed from the...
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...
Date of Publication: Sep 2013
Author: Deutsche Gesellschaft für internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH
As women provide, on avergage, more than 40% of the agricultural labor force worldwide, this monography stresses women as key for rural development. This sample of factsheets talks about the...
Date of Publication: Sep 2013
Author: European Climate Foundation
The Fifth Assessment Report (AR5) from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) is the most up-to-date, comprehensive and relevant analysis of our changing climate.This document is the...
Date of Publication: Sep 2013
Author: Deutsche Gesellschaft für internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH
Comme les femmes fournissent, en moyenne, plus de 40% de la main-d'œuvre agricole mondiale, cette monographie souligne que les femmes sont la clé du développement rural. Cet échantillon de fiches...
Date of Publication: Sep 2013
Author: Dr. Corrie Brown
This book presents transboundary animal diseases in a basic pictorial format. Hoping this helps everyone associated with animals to recognize these diseases so they can participate in the...
Date of Publication: Aug 2013
Author: Dennis Bours
This report reviews a synthesis and summary of frameworks for the monitoring and evaluation (M&E) of climate change adaptation and resilience (CCAR) interventions, with a specific focus on...

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