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Briefs and Papers

Below are references for a careful selection of high-impact peer-reviewed papers or policy briefs.

Beddington J, Asaduzzaman M, Clark M, Fernandez A, Guillou M, Jahn M, Erda L, Mamo T, Van Bo N, Nobre CA, Scholes R, Sharma R, Wakhungu J. 2012. Achieving food security in the face of climate change: Final report from the Commission on Sustainable Agriculture and Climate Change. CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS). Copenhagen, Denmark. Available online at: https://cgspace.cgiar.org/bitstream/handle/10568/35589/climate_food_commission-final-mar2012.pdf?sequence=1

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. DOI:10.1016/j.cosust.2014.07.002

FAO. 2012. Developing a Climate-Smart Agriculture Strategy at the Country Level: Lessons From Recent Experience, Background Paper for the Second Global Conference on Agriculture, Food Security and Climate Change, 2012. Available online at: http://www.fao.org/docrep/016/ap401e/ap401e.pdf

FAO. 2013. Climate-Smart Agriculture Sourcebook. Rome: FAO. Available online at: http://www.fao.org/docrep/018/i3325e/i3325e.pdf

Foresight. 2011. The future of food and farming. Final project report. Futures. London: Government Office for Science. Available online at: https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/288329/11-546-future-of-food-and-farming-report.pdf

Foster K, Neufeldt H, Franks P, Diro R, Munden L, Anand M, Wollenberg E. 2013. Climate finance for agriculture and livelihoods. ICRAF Policy Brief 15. Nairobi, Kenya. World Agroforestry Centre (ICRAF). Available online at: http://www.worldagroforestry.org/downloads/publications/PDFs/PB13035.PDF

Garnett T, Appleby MC, Blamford A, Bateman IJ, Benton TG, Bloomer P, Burlingame B, Dawkins M, Dolan L, Fraser D, Herrero M, Hoffmann I, Smith P, Thornton PK, Toulmin C, Vermeulen SJ, Godfray CJ. 2013. Sustainable intensification in agriculture: premises and policies. Science 341: 33-34.

Harvey CA, Chacón M, Donatti CI, Garen E, Hannah L, Andrade A, Bede L, Brown D, Calle A, Chará J, Clement C, Gray E, Hoang MH, Minang P, Rodríguez AM, Seeberg-Elverfeldt C, Semroc B, Shames S, Smukler S, Somarriba E, Torquebiau E, van Etten J, Wollenberg E. 2014. Climate-smart landscapes: opportunities and challenges for integrating adaptation and mitigation in tropical agriculture. Conservation Letters 7(2):77-90. DOI:10.1111/conl.12066

HLPE, 2012. Food Security and Climate Change. A Report by the High Level Panel of Experts on Food Security and Nutrition of the Committee on World Food Security, Rome 2012. Available online at: http://www.ifpri.org/sites/default/files/HLPE-Report-3-Food_security_and_climate_change-June_2012.pdf

Kissinger G, Lee D, Orindi VA, Narasimhan P, King’uyu SM, Sova C. 2013. Planning climate adaptation in agriculture. Meta-synthesis of national adaptation plans in West and East Africa and South Asia. CCAFS Report No. 10. Copenhagen, Denmark: CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS). Available online at: http://ccafs.cgiar.org/publications/planning-climate-adaptation-agriculture

Lipper L, Thornton P, Campbell BM, Baedeker T, Braimoh A, Bwalya M, Caron P, Cattaneo A, Garrity D, Henry K, Hottle R, Jackson L, Jarvis A, Kossam F, Mann W, McCarthy N, Meybeck A, Neufeldt H, Remington T, Sen PT, Sessa R, Shula R, Tibu A, Torquebiau EF. 2014. Climate-smart agriculture for food security. Nature Climate Change 4:1068–1072. DOI:10.1038/nclimate2437

Montpellier Panel. 2015. Farmers on the climate frontline: six recommendations for addressing agriculture in the UNFCCC negotiations. Agriculture for Impact, London, United Kingdom.


Mutamba M, Mugoya M. 2014. Climate-Smart Agriculture: Farmers’ Perspectives. CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS). Copenhagen. Available online at: https://cgspace.cgiar.org/bitstream/handle/10568/42433/Farmers%27%20Perspectives%20for%20web.pdf

Porter JR, Xie L, Challinor AJ, Cochrane K, Howden SM, Iqbal MM, Lobell DB, Travasso MI. 2014. Food security and food production systems. In: Climate Change 2014: Impacts, Adaptation, and Vulnerability. Part A: Global and Sectoral Aspects. Contribution of Working Group II to the Fifth Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change [Field CB, Barros VR, Dokken DJ, Mach KJ, Mastrandrea MD, Bilir TE, Chatterjee M, Ebi KL, Estrada YO, Genova RC, Girma B, Kissel ES, Levy AN, MacCracken S, Mastrandrea PR, White LL (eds.)]. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, United Kingdom and New York, NY, USA, pp. 485-533. Available online at http://ipcc-wg2.gov/AR5/images/uploads/WGIIAR5-Chap7_FINAL.pdf

Pretty J, Sutherland WJ, Ashby A, Auburn J, Baulcombe D, Bell M, Bentley J, Bickersteth S, Brown K, Burke J, Campbell H, Chen K, Crowley E, Crute I, Dobbelaere D, EdwardsbJones G, Funes-Monzote FH, Godfray CJ, Griffon M, Gypmantisiri P, Haddad L, Halavatau S, Herren H, Holderness M, Izac A, Jones M, Koohafkan P, Lal R, Lang L, McNeely J, Mueller A, Nisbett N, Noble A, Pingali P, Pinto Y, Rabbinge R, Ravindranath NH, Rola A, Roling N, Sage C, Settle W, Sha JM, Shiming L, Simons T, Smith P, Strzepeck K, Swaine H, Terry E, Tomich TP, Toulmin C, Trigo E, Twomlow S, Kees Vis J, Wilson J and Pilgrim S. (eds). 2011. Sustainable intensification in African agriculture. International Journal of Agricultural Sustainability 9(1): 5-24. Available online at: http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.3763/ijas.2010.0583

Smith P, Bustamante M, Ahammad H, Clark H, Dong H, Elsiddig EA, Haberl H, Harper R, House J, Jafari M, Masera O, Mbow C, Ravindranath NH, Rice CW, Robledo Abad C, Romanovskaya A, Sperling F, Tubiello F. 2014. Agriculture, Forestry and Other Land Use (AFOLU). In: Climate Change 2014: Mitigation of Climate Change. Contribution of Working Group III to the Fifth Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change [Edenhofer O, Pichs-Madruga R, Sokona Y, Farahani E, Kadner S, Seyboth K, Adler A, Baum I, Brunner S, Eickemeier P, Kriemann B, Savolainen J, Schlömer S, von Stechow C, Zwickel T, Minx JC (eds.)]. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, United Kingdom and New York, NY, USA. Available online at: http://report.mitigation2014.org/drafts/final-draft-postplenary/ipcc_wg3_ar5_final-draft_postplenary_chapter11.pdf

Streck C, Campbell B, Mann W, Meléndez-Ortiz R, Tennigkeit T, Vermeulen S, Bellmann C, Meijer E, Wilkes A. 2011. Addressing agriculture in climate change negotiations: a scoping report. Meridian Institute, Dillon, Colorado, USA. Available online at: http://www.climatefocus.com/downloads/Agriculture%20and%20Climate%20Change%20Scoping%20Report%2012%20July%202011.pdf

Thornton PK, Ericksen PJ, Herrero M, Challinor A. 2014. Climate variability and vulnerability to climate change: a review. Global Change Biology 20(11):3313-3328. DOI:10.1111/gcb.12581

Thornton P. 2012. Recalibrating Food Production in the Developing World: Global Warming Will Change More Than Just the Climate, CCAFS Policy Brief, October 2012. Available online at: https://cgspace.cgiar.org/handle/10568/24696

Verhagen J, Vellinga T, Neijenhuis F, Jarvis T, Jackson L, Caron P, Torquebiau E, Lipper L, Fernandes E, Entsua-Mensah REM, Vermeulen S. 2014. Climate-Smart Agriculture: Scientists’ perspectives. CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS), Copenhagen. Available online at: https://cgspace.cgiar.org/bitstream/handle/10568/42434/CSA%20Scientists%20perspectives.pdf?sequence=1

Vermeulen SJ. 2014. Climate change, food security and small-scale producers. CCAFS Info Brief. CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS). Copenhagen, Denmark. Available online at: https://cgspace.cgiar.org/bitstream/handle/10568/35215/IPCC_info_note-3April14.pdf?sequence=7

Vermeulen SJ, Campbell BM, Ingram JSI. 2012. Climate Change and Food Systems, The Annual Review of Environment and Resources, 2012. Available online at: http://www.annualreviews.org/doi/abs/10.1146/annurev-environ-020411-130608

World Bank. 2012. Turn Down the Heat: Why a 4 degree Warmer World Must be Avoided, November 2012. Available online at: http://documents.worldbank.org/curated/en/2012/11/17097815/turn-down-heat-4%C2%B0c-warmer-world-must-avoided

Wreford A, Moran D, Adger N. 2010. Climate Change and Agriculture: Impacts, Adaptation and Mitigation, OECD, 2010. Available online at: http://www.fao.org/fileadmin/user_upload/rome2007/docs/Climate%20Change%20and%20Agr.pdf