Africa could take the lead on climate-smart agriculture

Africa may be the best placed to lead the transition to climate-smart agriculture.

Africa may be the best placed to lead the transition to climate-smart agriculture.

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)

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