FAO analyses what climate change will portend for small scale farmers in Lesotho, in the implementation of the countries National Adaptation Plan (NAPA). Calls for community based responses to be up scaled as adaptation strategies in Africa.
Analysis of some strategies to enhance food security in Sub Saharan Africa, recommending among other the use of ecological agriculture, irrigation and use of orphaned crop varieties to enhance food security.
Identifies the key drivers for Africa’s climate as tropical convection, monsoon alternation and the El Nino Southern Oscillation of the Pacific Ocean. Calls for more research in global drivers of African climate to support adaptation measures.
This is an OECD/IISD working paper that identifies some adaptation screening and assessment tools for development cooperation. It delves into the FAO –Adapt Framework and highlights adaptation interventions and the likely impacts on various sectors including agriculture.
It highlights the challenges that domestic governments face in implementing their international commitments to climate change policy and the means through which those challenges can be overcome. It uses 12 recent best practices in legal and institutional reform.