Researchers analysed and quantified the potential food security impact of boosting a set of sustainable intensification options in Burkina Faso to better identify which technologies would fit the characteristics of specific households.
Using a computer-based simulation to compute the environmental impacts of livestock keeping offers a neutral entry point to the negotiation on topics that are usually difficult to discuss. Continue reading
The global component of the International Land Coalition (ILC) Rangelands Initiative in partnership with the Land Portal Foundation is organizing an online dialogue from 29 January – 9 February 2018. Continue reading
The smallholder dairy sector offers a wide range of opportunities for enhancing the resilience of small-scale livestock-keeping populations while also increasing their efficiency and productivity and mitigating the greenhouse gas emissions from livestock that help cause global warming. Continue reading
On 3 and 4 May 2016, policy makers from climate change departments of Kenya and Uganda met with scientists from the Mazingira Centre, and the coordination team from the CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS) for discussions on development of regional GHG inventories. Continue reading
Catherine Mungai, an ILRI–Climate Impact Research Capacity and Leadership Enhancement (CIRCLE) fellow, has won the best paper award at a symposium on Climate Change Adaptation in Africa in Ethiopia. Continue reading
Building economic resilience in semi-arid regions: what role for the sustainable development goals? As the world adopts the sustainable development goals (SDGs) to help drive the implementation of sustainable development, it is imperative that these must do more to consider how economic resilience can be built in semi-arid regions. Continue reading