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myAnga app, a game changer for pastoralist climate resilience

The extreme weather events that result from climate change can be devastating and often exacerbate the already severe climate in arid and semi-arid parts of the world. Climate change is stretching the livelihoods of households in such areas to the li…

by Thomas Were

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The power of indigenous knowledge in strengthening climate resilience

A new CTA publication on ‘Indigenous knowledge systems and climate change management in Africa’ was enthusiastically received at its recent formal launch in Johannesburg, South Africa during the 4th Global Science Conference on Climate-Smart Agri…


Manyewu Mutamba: “Engaging the private sector in climate-smart agriculture investment”

Dr Manyewu Mutamba, senior study author and senior specialist on climate change at GENESIS Analytics, South Africa, spoke to our Spore correspondent about why the private sector is a smart partner in scaling out CSA initiatives at the CTA workshop on…

by Busani Bafana

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Feb 12

International Food Safety conference: Transforming knowledge into action for people, economies and the environment

Ongoing changes in climate, global food production and supply systems affect consumers, industry and the planet itself. These changes can have an impact on food safety systems and pose sustainability and development challenges. This is a pivotal moment demanding urgent reflection on actions needed to bolster food safety. At the Addis Ababa conference, priorities w…
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Addis Ababa, Ethiopia


Dec 5

Agriculture advantage 2.0 - Climate-smart agriculture: Identifying the best bets - COP24 side event

Agriculture is likely to be the sector mostly affected by the impacts of climate change. Many developing countries included agriculture and land use change as an adaptation priority and also a mitigation opportunity in their nationally determined contributions under the Paris Agreement. Positive climate outcomes from the agriculture sector in both areas require the identification of climate-sma…
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Katowice, Poland

Dec 3

COP24

One of the most important tasks of the 24th Session of the of the Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP24) will be to work out and adopt a package of decisions ensuring the full implementation of the Paris Agreement, in accordance with the decisions adopted in Paris (COP21) and in Marrakesh (CMA1.1). Moreover, COP24 will include the so-calle…
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Katowice, Poland

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