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    Mainstreaming Gender

    Water and food issues March 29, 2012 at 02:45 Comments are Disabled
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    Climate Change in African Basins

    Basin Focal Project, Completed Research, Homepage Highlights, IFWF, Water and food issues February 14, 2012 at 01:24 Comments are Disabled

    Climate Change in Africa’s Major River Basins Could Impede Continent’s Farm Transformation Efforts, Increase Cross-Border Water Conflicts A five year global research project focused on water, food and poverty nexus in major river basins recently released new information on climate change impacts for these basins. In their examination of the […]

  • Ecosystem Services Approach to Agriculture

    Research, Water and food issues December 21, 2011 at 23:24 Comments are Disabled

    Radical overhaul of agriculture can create farms that enhance rather than degrade the world’s ecosystems, says new report CPWF and IWMI have developed a joint media release for Stockholm World Water Week on the importance of taking an Ecosystem Services Approach to how we manage and use water.  The Ecosystem […]

  • Rainwater Management for Climate Smart Agriculture

    Research, Water and food issues December 21, 2011 at 23:22 1 comment

    Rainwater management strategies represent a key climate smart agriculture approach centered on capturing, storing, managing and increasing productivity of water for climate change adaptation. It ensures rehabilitation of landscapes and sustains crop and livestock production during prolonged dry periods, in addition to mitigating flood events. This is a smart strategy […]

  • Defining the Limits of Agriculture

    Basin Focal Project, Research, Water and food issues December 21, 2011 at 23:19 Comments are Disabled

    What the nexus between water, food and development tells us about the ‘impending water and food crisis’ These are the kinds of statement that have been promoted in recent years. They paint a picture of an inevitable loss of river basin function and consequential poverty, food insecurity and political disturbance. […]