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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: Nov 2018
Author: Simunji Simunji
Nitrogen is a major plant nutrient which is most limiting in the soil due to soil losses of mineral nitrogen (N) form. To ensure availability of nitrogen in the soil, the study was conducted to...
Date of Publication: Nov 2018
Author: CCARDESA
The Agricultural Productivity Programme for Southern Africa (APPSA) embarked on an effort to promote sustainable value-addition to commonly grown food legumes and increase incomes among smallholder...
Date of Publication: Nov 2018
Author: Rudi Hintermeister
Presentation of the launch of the strengthened CARDESA ICKM System at 2018 High-level Policy Dialogue in Maputo. It highlights the new aspects of the Information, Communication and Knowledge...
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: Mwakimbwala, R. et al.
Conservation Agriculture (CA) is currently widely recognized as a viable approach for sustainable agriculture due to its potentially comprehensive benefits of economic, environmental, and social...
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: Environmental Monitoring Group
The Adaptation Network will be offering a series of training courses during 2016 that aim to cater to for different levels of adaptation knowledge and practice. The courses provide a broad...
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: Oct 2018
Author: Noel Oettle
We would like to acknowledge the contributions of the Mechal team towards the process that led to the writing of this handbook. Special thanks go to Demamu Mesfin, Yosef Melka, Katinka Waagsaether,...
Date of Publication: Oct 2018
Author: FAO
In Lesotho, FAO is distributing a series of illustrated guides, in English and Sesotho, to encourage and facilitate the construction of homestead gardens. The gardens are easily built using locally...
Date of Publication: Oct 2018
Author: Joyashree Roy (India)
The interactions of climate change and climate responses with sustainable development including sustainable development impacts at 1.5C and 2C, the synergies and tradeoffs of mitigation and...
Date of Publication: Oct 2018
Author: WWF
This global overview is useful but it’s also important to understand whether there are differences in threats between different geographic regions and whether similar species are affected by...
Date of Publication: Oct 2018
Author: J. B. Robin Matthews (UK)
Explore terms that are used in the report to better understand key concepts and the meaning behind how terms are used.
Date of Publication: Oct 2018
Author: Christian Thierfelder, CIMMYT
This resource is part of the CCARDESA Training Package on Climate Change and Climate Smart Agriculture. It details Conservation agriculture, providing cases of new practices and technologies adopted...
Date of Publication: Oct 2018
Author: Ministry og Agricukture
This document describes the requirements to move dogs and cats out of or into Botswana successfully without putting the animals in distress.
Date of Publication: Oct 2018
Author: Thierfelder, C
This Pilot Study is a summry to address increasing threats of climate change and declining soil fertility, a cross regional agronomic study was conducted in southern Africa, covering 19 on-farm...

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