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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: Jan 2013
Author: Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)
List of Acronyms used in the Fifth IPCC Assessment Report (AR5).
Date of Publication: Jan 2013
Author: Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)
List of contributors to the IPCC WGI Fifth Assessment Report.
Date of Publication: Jan 2013
Author: Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)
List of the Expert Reviewers of the IPCC WGI Fifth Assessment Report.
Date of Publication: Dec 2012
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: Dec 2012
Author: Pungulani L.
Bambara nut (Vigna subterranea (L.) Verdc) is a nutritious legume, however, its production is characterised by use of landraces, which have been maintained by farmers. Lack of improved varieties has...
Date of Publication: Dec 2012
Author: CCARDESA
This Procurement Manual provides guidance to the Centre for Coordination of Agricultural Research and Development for Southern Africa (CCARDESA) Secretariat members of staff, CCARDESA sub-grantees...
Date of Publication: Nov 2012
Author: Asian Development Bank
This publication, Guidelines for Climate Proofing Investment in Agriculture, Rural Development, and Food Security, aims to present a step-by-step methodological approach to assist project teams...
Date of Publication: Oct 2012
Author: Bastian Köhler
The impact of global warming to the Namibian economy is enormous and already costs the government billions. Nevertheless the changing conditions also bear opportunities and potentials for growth,...
Date of Publication: Oct 2012
Author: Namibia
Agriculture is the predominant land use in Namibia, where some 70% of the population depends directly or indirectly on the natural rangeland resource for their economic well-being and food security....
Date of Publication: Oct 2012
Author: Wilcox, M.D.
Conservation agriculture (CA), with its main tenets of 1) minimizing soil disturbance, 2) maintaining residue on soil surface and 3) mixing/rotating crops has been promoted and adopted, to varying...
Date of Publication: Sep 2012
Author: Rick Hodges
This manual is intended to support trainers who are helping Farmer Organisations (FOs) and their members in Sub-Saharan Africa to improve the quality of their grain. In so doing, it is...
Date of Publication: Sep 2012
Author: FAO
This technology description introduces crop rotation as a fundamental principle of conservation agriculture. The basic principles and aspects to consider when transitioning to crop rotation are...
Date of Publication: Sep 2012
Author: Thomas Fairhurst
This book is meant for training of extension workers in soil fertility management techniques in SSA and for workers involved in rural development that would like to learn more about the principles...
Date of Publication: Aug 2012
Author: Elwyn Grainger-Jones
There is a growing consensus that climate change is transforming the context for rural development, changing physical and socio-economic landscapes and making smallholder development more expensive....
Date of Publication: Aug 2012
Author: World Bank
This report talks about the global challenge in terms of climate change and agriculture in the World. It particularly focuses on the climate projections and the related challenges interms of...
Date of Publication: Jul 2012
Author: Sabine Dorlöchter-Sulser
A contribution to adaptation and farmers´ resilience towards climate change in the Sahel

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