Agriculture / CCAFS / Climate Change / East Africa / Farming Systems / Food security / SLS / West Africa

Why are some farmers more food secure than others? New study explores

A study, led by researchers based at the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) and the CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS), decided to look at what contributes to food security within a household and what others can learn from these families. The team also wanted to explore whether there are gender differentiated responses to climate change. Continue reading

Article / CCAFS / CGIAR / Climate Change / ILRI / Kenya / SLS

How do farmers’ behavioural attitudes affect uptake of climate change mitigation and adaptation strategies?

A new study by researchers from the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) and the Technical University of Madrid assesses farmers’ behavioural barriers in response to climate change, taking into account the perspectives of both farmers and agricultural advisors. Continue reading