The CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security (http://ccafs.cgiar.org) is working with farmers from Kaffrine, Senegal, on how to communicate and package climate forecasts.
The project is rolled out together with the National Meteorological Agency (ANACIM), the National Agency for Agricultural and Rural Advice (ANCAR); the Ministry of Agriculture; Senegal Department of Rural Development (SDDR), the Senegalese Agricultural Research Institute (ISRA), the International Research Institute for Climate and Society (IRI) and World Vision. Learn more: www.ccafs.cgiar.org
In the Nyando basin in Western Kenya, climate change and variability are already evident. Droughts, floods and unpredictable rainfall have increased, affecting agriculture and food security. The CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS) East Africa is working with partners in Western Kenya to test a portfolio of interventions that will help farmers to address climate risks and food insecurity. Through a participatory process, beekeeping was identified by women farmers as an option for livelihood diversification. Learn more: www.ccafs.cgiar.org
Read more about – Empowering a local community to address climate risks and food insecurity in Lower Nyando, Kenya – http://cgspace.cgiar.org/handle/10568…