climate change

CGIAR Calls for Applications as Independent Steering Committee (ISC) members07 Nov 2017

The CGIAR Research Program on Forests, Trees and Agroforestry (FTA) is seeking to appoint three independent members of its Independent Steering Committee (ISC), for a term of office of three years, scheduled to start on May 1, 2018.

Mongar farmers take part in Climate Change quiz program20 May 2016

Thirty-two farmers from 17 Geogs participated in a day-long quiz competition on the theme “Understanding the Basics of Climate Change” at RDC-Wengkhar.

The program was aimed at creating awareness on the basic but useful information related to climate change (CC) which is now regarded as one of the major environmental problems globally. Therefore, it is important that people at the community level understand its importance and their role in saving the environment.

Technology enables farmers to secure livelihood in Andaman Islands27 Nov 2015

The Climate of coastal lowlands of Andaman Islands is not conducive for agriculture due to various environmental factors. Fewer rainy days, increasing length of dry spell along with soil salinity during the dry season makes agriculture highly vulnerable in this area.

Sharing Knowledge on Pro-mountain Policies and Legislation, and the Impact of Climate Change in Pakistan21 Dec 2014

In November 2014, the Pakistan Agricultural Research Council (PARC) conducted two seminars to promote sharing of knowledge and networking among national partners.  The first seminar took place on 27 November on the occasion of ‘Pakistan-ICIMOD Day’ and focused on pro-mountain policies and legislation. The second event on 10 November was about the impact of climate change on agriculture in Pakistan and its implications for food security.

 

Call for applications for the best innovations in the agriculture and forestry sectors to fight against the impacts of climate change24 Nov 2014

AFD and Cirad invite all innovators from Africa, the Mediterranean, Asia, Latin America and Overseas Territories to submit their applications for the innovations competition Climate Challenge Agriculture and Forestry. The aim of this competition is to support innovators and encourage them to make ideas and techniques reality, in order to address the challenges that the agriculture and forestry sectors need to face due to climate change, and support sustainable development.

Call for Article Submissions31 May 2013

We invite you to submit articles related to ongoing or recently completed research activities in the area of 'Climate Change and Agriculture' for the next issue of Palawija News, a newsletter issued by the Centre for Alleviation of Poverty through Sustainable Agriculture (CAPSA) which is coordinating the implementation of SATNET. Both country-level as well as regional level research contributions are welcome to be submitted for further consideration.