UNFCCC Toolkit: Further Reading 4

Further reading on agricultural practices and technologies to sustainably enhance food security and resilience:

Campbell BM, Thornton P, Zougmoré R, van Asten P, Lipper L. 2014. Sustainable intensification: What is its role in climate smart agriculture? Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability 8:39-43: http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1877343514000359#

Cenacchi, Nicolas. 2014. Drought risk reduction in agriculture: A review of adaptive strategies in East Africa and the Indo-Gangetic plain of South Asia. IFPRI Discussion Paper 01372. Available online: http://www.ifpri.org/sites/default/files/publications/ifpridp01372.pdf

Corbeels M, Sakyi RK, Kühne RF, Whitbread A. 2014. Meta-analysis of crop responses to conservation agriculture in sub-Saharan Africa. CCAFS Report No. 12. Copenhagen, Denmark: CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS) Available online: https://cgspace.cgiar.org/bitstream/handle/10568/41933/CCAFS%20Report_12%20web.pdf

Dror I, Maheshwari S and Mude AG. 2014. Using satellite data to insure camels, cows, sheep and goats: IBLI and the development of the world’s first insurance for African pastoralists. Nairobi, Kenya: ILRI. Available online: https://cgspace.cgiar.org/bitstream/handle/10568/51647/PR_ibli_nov2014.pdf

FAO. 2014. Climate Change Adaptation in Fisheries and Aquaculture: Compilation of initial examples. FAO Fisheries and Aquaculture Circular No. 1088. Rome: FAO: http://www.fao.org/3/a-i3569e.pdf

FAO. 2014. The State of the World’s Forest Genetic Resources. Rome: FAO: http://www.fao.org/3/a-i3825e.pdf

Gill G. 2014. An Assessment of the Impact of Laser-Assisted Precision Land Levelling Technology as a Component of Climate-Smart Agriculture in the State of Haryana, India. CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS). Copenhagen, Denmark: https://cgspace.cgiar.org/bitstream/handle/10568/65078/CIMMYT%20LLL%20Impact%20Assessment%20May%202014.pdf?sequence=1

Gotor E, Fadda C, Trincia C. 2014. Matching Seeds to Needs – female farmers adapt to a changing climate in Ethiopia. Impact Assessment Briefs no 14. Rome, Italy: Bioversity International.


Greatrex H, Hansen JW, Garvin S, Diro R, Blakeley S, Le Guen M, Rao KN, Osgood, DE. 2015. Scaling up index insurance for smallholder farmers: Recent evidence and insights. CCAFS Report No. 14 Copenhagen: CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS).


Herrero M, MacMillan S, Johnson N, Ericksen P, Duncan A, Grace D, Thornton PK. 2011. Improving Food Production from Livestock. IN: State of the World 2011: Innovations that Nourish the Planet. Washington DC: Worldwatch Institute: 155-163


Hurst M, Jensen N, Pedersen SH, Sharma A. and Zambriski JA. 2012. Changing climate adaptation strategies of Boran pastoralists in southern Ethiopia. CCAFS Working Paper 15. Copenhagen, Denmark: CCAFS.


iDE. 2015. Anukulan: Project Overview. London, United Kingdom iDE: http://www.ide-uk.org/anukulan/

Kangire A, van Asten P, Verhagen J, Koomen I. 2011. Towards climate smart agriculture: lessons from a coffee × banana case. Experiences from research for policy support in Uganda. Wageningen University, Wageningen, Netherlands: http://portals.wi.wur.nl/files/docs/Policybrief_coffeexbanana_climate_2012.pdf

Meinzen-Dick R., Kovarik C., and Quisumbing A. R., Gender and sustainability. Annual Review of Environment and Resources, Vol. 39: 29 -55 (Volume publication date October 2014). Available online at: http://www.annualreviews.org/doi/abs/10.1146/annurev-environ-101813-013240

Ndiaye O, Moussa AS, Seck M, Zougmore R, Hansen J. 2013. Communicating seasonal forecasts to farmers in Kaffrine, Senegal for better agricultural management. Case Study prepared for Hunger • Nutrition • Climate Justice • 2013 | A New Dialogue: Putting People at the Heart of Global Development. Dublin, Ireland: Irish Aid: https://cgspace.cgiar.org/bitstream/handle/10568/27888/Senegal.pdf

One Acre Fund, 2014. Maize Legume Intercropping: New York City, USA, One Acre Fund: http://www.oneacrefund.org/uploads/all-files/Report_Ag_Innovations_Intercropping_FINAL.pdf

One Acre Fund, 2014. Smallholder Agroforestry: New York City, USA, One Acre Fund: http://www.oneacrefund.org/uploads/all-files/Report_Ag_Innovations_Agroforestry_FINAL.pdf

Richards M, Sander BO. 2014. Alternate wetting and drying in irrigated rice. CSA Practice Brief. CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS). Copenhagen, Denmark: http://cgspace.cgiar.org/bitstream/handle/10568/35402/info-note_CCAFS_AWD_final_A4.pdf

Richards M, Sapkota T, Stirling C, Thierfelder C, Verhulst N, Friedrich T, Kienzle J. 2014. Conservation agriculture: Implementation guidance for policymakers and investors. CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS), Copenhagen.

Rosegrant, Mark W. (2014). Food security in a world of natural resource scarcity: the role of agricultural technologies / Mark W. Rosegrant, Jawoo Koo, Nicola Cenacchi, Claudia Ringler, Richard Robertson, Myles Fisher, Cindy Cox, Karen Garrett, Nicostrato D. Perez, Pascale Sabbagh. —Edition 1. Available online at: http://www.ifpri.org/publication/food-security-world-natural-resource-scarcity

Van Noordwijk M, Hoang MH, Neufeldt H, Öborn I, Yatich T, eds. 2011. How trees and people can co-adapt to climate change: reducing vulnerability through multifunctional agroforestry landscapes. Nairobi: World Agroforestry Centre (ICRAF): http://www.asb.cgiar.org/PDFwebdocs/PDFwebdocs/How%20trees%20and%20people%20can%20co-adapt%20to%20climate%20change.pdf

Venkatasubramanian, K., A. Tall, J. Hansen, P. K. Aggarwal 2014. Assessment of India’s Integrated Agro-meteorological Advisory Service program from a farmer perspective. CCAFS Working Paper no. 54. CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS). Copenhagen, Denmark: https://cgspace.cgiar.org/bitstream/handle/10568/43733/CCAFS%20WP%2054.pdf

WorldFish. 2014. Rice-Field Fish Rings. Microhabitats for fish and resilience in rice-field fisheries. Dhaka, Bangladesh: WorldFis: https://cgspace.cgiar.org/bitstream/handle/10568/51376/Microhabitat%20Tech%20Brief.pdf

Zougmoré R, Jalloh A, Tioro A. 2014. Climate-smart soil water and nutrient management options in semiarid West Africa: a review of evidence and analysis of stone bunds and zaï techniques. Agriculture & Food Security 3: 16: http://www.agricultureandfoodsecurity.com/content/3/1/16