This article originally appeared on IISD and was written by Stefan Jungcurt.22 February 2017: The Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN (FAO) released a report analyzing 15 global trends influencing food security, poverty and food production. The report, titled ‘The Future of Food and...
ClimateSmart Agriculture in Kenya
Climate-smart agriculture (CSA) is an integrative approach to address these interlinked challenges of food security and climate change, that explicitly aims for three objectives:
- sustainably increasing agricultural productivity, to support equitable increases in farm incomes, food security and development;
- adapting and building resilience of agricultural and food security systems to climate change at multiple levels; and
- reducing greenhouse gas emissions from agriculture (including crops, livestock and fisheries).