Millions of farmers around the world practice climate-smart agriculture












Science informs policies, investments and practices worldwide.

To tackle the ‘wicked’ challenges of climate change, food insecurity and reducing emissions, we need simple and clever solutions that build on farmers’ knowledge, and suit the local context. Solutions need to be adopted by millions of farmers if we want to make a lasting impact.

A recent set of case studies shows how partners working in the CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS) are helping millions of people improve their food security, resilience to climate change, and economic livelihoods. One of the keys to achieving these results is developing science in collaboration with change-makers who can use new knowledge, tools and approaches. A further strategy is targeting efforts at several levels, from working directly with farmers, to informing investors and the private sector, and supporting policy makers. That’s true research-for-development. Read more

Blog by Vanessa Meadu, CCAFS'

Susan Onyango

Susan Onyango is the Global Communications Coordinator at the World Agroforestry Centre and is based at the headquarters in Nairobi, Kenya. With over 15 year’s experience in communication, she ensures efficient and effective coordination of communication support to units and regions at ICRAF. She joined ICRAF in 2014 as communications specialist for the Climate Change Unit. Susan holds a MA communication studies and a BA in English. Twitter: @susanonyango

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