Hitting the “sweet spot” of climate-smart agriculture

A recent CCAFS working paper highlights climate-smart agriculture innovations that have successfully been brought to scale. Photo: N. Palmer (CIAT)

A recent CCAFS working paper highlights climate-smart agriculture innovations that have successfully been brought to scale. Photo: N. Palmer (CIAT)

Can we implement climate-smart agriculture at scale both globally and in Africa? This was the opening question for our Head of Research Sonja Vermeulen when presenting at the “Climate-Smart Agriculture” side event held in parallel to the Africa Agriculture Science Week (AASW).

Based on her outline, and the recently published Working Paper on successfully scaled-up climate-smart agriculture, the CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS) argues that not only can climate-smart practices be implemented and scaled-up – in many countries this is already happening!

Read the full story by Cecilia Schubert on the Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security blog.

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