ICRISAT Annual Report 2015: Building climate-smart farming communities

ICRISAT, - (2016) ICRISAT Annual Report 2015: Building climate-smart farming communities. [Annual Reports]

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Climate change is now an issue that demands urgent attention. The UN Global Goals for Sustainable Development and COP 21 Paris Agreement emphasize its importance. The agricultural sector will be hardest hit by climate change and the impact will be felt most by the smallholder farmers we serve in Africa and Asia. Unseasonal rains, increasing frequency of droughts and extreme weather events, crop failures and low crop yields often exacerbated by degraded ecosystems have resulted in household food shortages, malnutrition, high poverty levels and forced migration. These are issues we have had to address in our work of building climate-smart farming communities. The farming community in the dryland tropics is the most impacted by climate change and ICRISAT and its partners have responded to the clarion call of COP 21 by developing climatesmart approaches for the dryland tropics that we proudly highlight in our annual report for 2015...

Item Type: Annual Reports
Divisions: Others
Uncontrolled Keywords: ICRISAT, Annual Report, Climate change, Climate-Smart Farming
Subjects: Others > Annual Reports
Depositing User: Mr Ramesh K
Date Deposited: 18 Oct 2016 08:17
Last Modified: 23 Jul 2019 09:19
URI: http://oar.icrisat.org/id/eprint/9738
Acknowledgement: UNSPECIFIED
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