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: Oct 2018
Author: Myles Allen (UK)
This chapter frames the context, knowledge-base and assessment approaches used to understand the impacts of 1.5°C global warming above pre-industrial levels and related global greenhouse gas...
Date of Publication: Oct 2018
Author: Agricultural Productivity Programme for Southern Africa - Zambia
Video of APPSA Project
Date of Publication: Oct 2018
Author: other
A wide range of indigenous vegetables are consumed in Malawi. These contribute greatly to the nutritional well-being of rural people by providing the essential nutrients required for body growth and...
Date of Publication: Oct 2018
Author: other
Food Tank has compiled a list of indigenous fruits, vegetables, and grains from many regions that are nutritious, delicious, and contribute to sustainable livelihoods in rural communities across the...
Date of Publication: Oct 2018
Author: Joeri Rogelj (Belgium/Austria)
Showing how emissions can be brought to zero by mid-century stay within the small remaining carbon budget for limiting global warming to 1.5°C.This chapter assesses mitigation pathways consistent...
Date of Publication: Oct 2018
Author: Zambia Agriculture Research Insititute (ZARI)
This article is a success story in the production of groundnut seed in Zambia. When groundnut seed production was introduced in Minga area in Petauke district, it relieved farmers of the pressure of...
Date of Publication: Oct 2018
Author: CCARDESA
This resource is an overview of climate change in SADC region. It discusses Climate change in the context of the SADC region as part of the CCARDESA/GIZ Training package on CSA. The power-point...
Date of Publication: Oct 2018
Author: Department of Environmental Affairs: Republic of South Africa
The department has, over the years, continued to make a notable contribution in creating employment and skill development opportunities through implementation of the environment sector employment...
Date of Publication: Oct 2018
Author: Ove Hoegh-Guldberg (Australia)
Why is it necessary and even vital to maintain the global temperature increase below 1.5°C versus higher levels? Adaptation will be less difficult. Our world will suffer fewer negative impacts on...
Date of Publication: Oct 2018
Author: Heleen de Coninck (Netherlands/EU)
The global response to warming of 1.5oC comprises transitions in land and ecosystem, energy, urban and infrastructure, and industrial systems. The feasibility of mitigation and adaptation options,...
Date of Publication: Sep 2018
Farmers tell their stories about using various new and helpful technologies such as Green Super Rice, the Superbag, direct seeding of rice using a drumseeder, using flood-and salt- tolerant rice.
Date of Publication: Sep 2018
Author: Tsetse.org
The main purpose of Tsetse Plan is to provide a computerised simulation of the interactive help that would be available if farmers, an NGO or general veterinarian were able to chat with a tsetse...
Date of Publication: Sep 2018
Author: Shamba Shape Up
Shamba Shape Up is produced by The Mediae Company, an organisation dedicated to addressing the informational needs of East Africans through sustainable media productions that are entertaining,...
Date of Publication: Sep 2018
The African Union – Interafrican Bureau for Animal Resources (AU-IBAR) provides leadership in the development of animal resources for Africa. By supporting and empowering the African Union (AU...
Date of Publication: Sep 2018
Author: Agroforestry Guidance Tool
Agroforestry is a recently coined term derived from agriculture and forestry. It describes practices developed and employed by farmers over many centuries to cultivate trees on farmland in...
Date of Publication: Sep 2018
Author: CIAT
Quick and easy to read, the Climate-Smart Agriculture (CSA) country profiles give an overview of the agricultural challenges in countries around the world, and how CSA can help them adapt to and...

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