Thanks to Africa’s size, interest in enhancing agricultural productivity, large uncultivated areas and more, getting climate-smart agriculture practices both tested and scientifically improved on the continent is very much a possibility.
This was one of the hot topics discussed at the ‘Climate-Smart Agriculture (CSA)’ side event convened during Africa Agriculture Science Week.
There are many channels and activities through which the continent could spearhead climate-smart agriculture practices. One area is via interventions that relate to farm- and tree-interactions such as agroforestry.
For the full story by Cecilia Schubert, visit the CCAFS blog.
Photo: C. Peterson (CIAT/CCAFS)