Climate change and community-based adaptation
Small farms, big impacts: mainstreaming climate change for resilience and food securityPDF
This short booklet gives an overview of IFAD's work in mainstreaming climate change, including the Adaptation for Smallholder Agriculture Programme (ASAP), the largest global adaptation programme for smallholder farmers, launched in 2012.
The adaptation advantage: The economic benefits of preparing small-scale farmers for climate changePDF
This report analyses adaptation benefits at the community or household scale, through several case studies. These case studies represent diverse situations in which environmental or climate-related problems pose a challenge. The methodologies look at values such as: avoided damages from...
Climate risk adaptation by smallholder farmers: The roles of trees and agroforestryWebsite
Drawing on global examples with a focus on African case studies, this paper demonstrates the versatile roles of trees and agroforestry in reducing smallholders' exposure to climate-related risks. It identifies challenges in the promotion and adoption of agroforestry at the farm and landscape...
Leaving no one behind. The African regional outlook on gender and agrifood systemsPDF
Gender gaps in agriculture in Africa are holding back progress towards ending hunger and must be urgently addressed. The findings and recommendations of the AU-FAO study The Regional Outlook on Gender and Agrifood Systems came from an extensive review of existing statistics, gender audits of 38...
Participatory rural appraisal (PRA) tool boxWebsite
The Participatory Rural/Relaxed Appraisal (PRA) is a participative and community-based research methodology which puts emphasis on empowering local people to assume an active role in analysing their own living conditions, problems and potentials in order to seek for a change of their situation....
Toolkit for the application of Green Negotiated Territorial Development (GreeNTD)PDF
The GreeNTD is based on a socio-ecological territorial development methodology that supports a wide stakeholder’s engagement in seeking progressive territorial consensus through a holistic, bottom-up and negotiated vision. The final objective is to get an agreed, socially legitimate and...
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|Collection Updated||December 2020|