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Climate Risk Management Through Sustainable Land Management in Sub-Saharan Africa

Publication Date: September, 2011

Empirical evidence has shown that farmers can adapt to climate change by using sustainable land and water management (SLWM) practices that provide local mitigation benefits, reducing or offsetting the negative effects of climate change at the level of the plot, farm, or even landscape. However, adaptation to climate change using SLWM practices in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) remains low. This study was conducted to examine the impact of government policies on adaptation to climate change.

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Smart Investments in Sustainable Food Production: Revisiting Mixed Crop-Livestock Systems

Publication Date: January, 2010

Faced with population growth and climate change, small-holder farmers should be the first target for policies to intensify production by carefully managed inputs of fertilizer, water, and feed to minimize waste and environmental impact, supported by improved access to markets, new varieties, and technologies.

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Investigaciones a Futuro: Proyeccion del Potencial Agropecuario en America Latina y el Caribe

Publication Date: May, 2009

Contents: Introduction, by Philip G. Pardey, Julian M. Alston and Stanley Wood; Definicion del contexto economico, by Philip G. Pardey, Stanley Wood, Ulrike Wood-Sichra, Connie Chan-Kang and Liang You...

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