Applying the climate-smart approach
Climate-smart livestock productionWebsite
This course analyzes the role of livestock production in climate-smart agriculture. It describes the importance of livestock production to food security and identifies adaptation and mitigation strategies and practices along the entire livestock supply chain. It also illustrates how livestock...
Climate-smart soil and land managementWebsite
An e-learning course focusing on sustainable soil and land management for climate-smart agriculture. It provides technical knowledge and examines how wide-scale implementation of climate-smart soil and land management practices can enhance mitigation of climate change and adaptation to its impacts.
This course explores the role of forests and trees in Climate-Smart Agriculture (CSA). It takes into consideration the ecosystem services and goods that forests provide, and the importance of forests for the food security of forest-dependent people. It explores the complex relationship between...
Compendium on climate-smart irrigation: Concepts, evidence and options for a climate-smart approach to improving the performance of irrigated ...PDF
The CSI compendium develops the concept of climate-smart irrigation (CSI) as an integral part of climate-smart agriculture (CSA) and intends to complement the existing literature and guidance on CSA published by the Global Alliance for Climate-Smart Agriculture (GACSA), FAO, CCAFS, the World...
Solar-powered irrigation systems: A clean-energy, low-emission option for irrigation development and modernizationPDF
This document explains how solar-powered irrigation systems can be integrated and implemented. SPIS are a clean technology option for irrigation, allowing the use solar energy for water pumping, replacing fossil fuels as energy source, and reducing greenhouse gas emissions from irrigated...
Supplemental irrigation: A promising climate-smart practice for dryland agriculturePDF
Publication on how supplemental irrigation – the addition of limited amounts of water to essentially rainfeed crops to improve and stabilize yields when rainfall fails to provide sufficient moisture for normal plant growth – is an effective response to alleviating the adverse effects of soil...
Supporting agricultural extension towards Climate-Smart Agriculture: An overview of existing toolsPDF
This compendium provides examples of more than 20 different approaches of how agricultural extension can support climate-smart agriculture, with contributions from seventeen institutions and over 30 contributors worldwide.
Methodologies and guidelines
|Kind of Activities||Building capacity|
|Collection Updated||December 2020|