As they learn techniques to help them get a harvest even in the face of climate pressures, rural women are winning new respect and clout. Training in climate-smart agriculture is empowering women. Roli Srivastava reports. [more...]
Agriculture & food security
Agriculture is among the sectors most vulnerable to the impacts of climate change and weather extremes. Transformational approaches will be required in the management of natural resources, including new climate-smart agriculture policies, practices and tools, better use of climate science information in assessing risks and vulnerability, and increased financing for food security. Explore CDKN insights below.
How are Ugandan farmers adapting to climate change? By abandoning maize for new varieties of rice in response to changing weather patterns - found Isaiah Esipisu in this investigative report from Amuru district in the country’s north. [more...]
From the high Andes to the low lying coasts, the frozen lands and coastal-marine environments of Latin America are affected by changes in the climate. These changes are detailed in the IPCC's recent Special Report on the Ocean and Cryosphere in a changing climate and now explained in straightforward text and pictures by CDKN for Latin American audiences. [more...]
Neha Mittal, Katharine Vincent, and Andy Dougill from the Future Climate for Africa programme describe how the recent heatwave in Malawi could represent the 'new normal' - and there are ways for Malawian tea growers to adapt. [more...]
CDKN has launched a new guide which unpacks the Special Report for decision-makers in Africa: 'The IPCC's Special Report on Climate Change and Land: What's in it for Africa?' [more]…
The IPCC's Special Report on Climate Change and Land for decision-makers in South Asia - with all the headline findings they need to know about the interaction of climate change and land and the impact on societies and ecosystems. [more]…