Implementing climate-smart agriculture
Climate-smart agriculture sourcebookPDF
This new edition includes new findings, case studies and lessons learned and takes into account the changes in the landscape of international climate action since the original edition was published in 2013. Climate-smart agriculture, as an approach to achieve sustainable food and agriculture, has...
Climate-smart agriculture and the Sustainable Development Goals: Mapping interlinkages, synergies and trade-offs and guidelines for integrated ...PDF
This publication assesses and maps climate-smart agriculture (CSA) and SDG interlinkages and provides guidelines for the integration of the CSA implementation steps with the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and with nationally determined contributions (NDCs).
How do we actually change the business as usual management of agricultural systems? A methodology for building Climate-Smart AgriculturePDF
This brief lays out the methodology and the variation in its implementation across varying circumstances in the three countries. Strengths and weaknesses of the methodology are presented, as well as indicators of early outcomes. The paper provides insights into what will actually be needed to...
Climate-Smart Agriculture Implementation Brief : A Summary of Insights and Upscaling Opportunities through the Africa Climate Business PlanWebsite
African countries are adopting a range of context-specific climate-smart technologies and practices to meet their food security and climate change goals. Improved livestock production is the most prevalent practice, followed by improved water management, conservation agriculture, agroforestry,...
Climate-smart agriculture global research agenda: scientific basis for actionWebsite
This publication identifies gaps in knowledge and the need for research in climate-smart agriculture as highlighted at the 2013 Global Science Conference on Climate-Smart Agriculture (Davis, CA, USA). These gaps are described within three themes: (1) farm and food systems, (2) landscape and...
Synergies and trade-offs in climate-smart agriculture: An approach to systematic assessmentPDF
This publication analyses the synergies and trade-offs that can occur within climate-smart agriculture (CSA), more specifically between its three pillars: (i) sustainably increasing productivity and incomes in agriculture, (ii) building resilience of and adapting food and agriculture systems to...
The climate-smart agriculture implementerWebsite
The tool is a mobile phone application which uses crowdsourcing to bridge the communication gap between farmers and experts with the aim of fast-tracking CSA adoption.
CSA Programming and Indicator ToolWebsite
This tool helps to examine the scope of a given program or intervention through the three dimensional lenses of Climate Smart Agriculture (CSA), namely productivity, income, and adaptation/mitigation. This tool strengthens the planning phase of interventions in order to ensure that all potential...
A guide for operationalizing climate-smart agriculture (CSA) planning, implementation and monitoring at scale. The guide includes four major components : (1) Situation analysis; (2) Targeting and prioritizing; (3) Programme support; and (4) Monitoring, evaluation and learning. Each component...
Methodologies and guidelines
Studies and reports
|Kind of Activities||Understanding basic concepts|
|Collection Updated||March 2023|