The Cornell Climate Smart Farming (CSF) Program was established in 2015 by the Cornell Institute for Climate Smart Solutions (CICSS), in Ithaca, NY. As a member of GACSA, Cornell University is committed to sharing the information, tools, and resources it is developing to help farmers in the Northeastern United States and globally to become more resilient to extreme weather and climate variability, and reduce their impact on climate change...
Strategic Committee Teleconference Documents
Doc 1 Annotated Agenda - Doc 2 Minutes of 17 Oct Meeting - Doc 3 Finances 2015 to 2017 - Doc 4 Events Proposal - Doc 5 GACSA Storytelling - Doc 6 Outline of priorities & principles for funding - Doc 7 Annual Forum Proposal - EEAG Framework
CLIMATE-SMART AGRICULTURE 101 (English)
LA GUÍA ASAC (Español)
This is your gateway to implementing CSA.
Free Online Course: By University of Reading
Began on 23 January 2017
A new World Bank discussion paper examines innovative ways to use climate finance to improve and increase access to finance for smallholder farmers and SMEs in the agriculture sector, while delivering positive climate outcomes, namely increased resilience and reduced emissions intensity.
This report is aimed at readers who seek to build economic evidence in support of the inclusion of actions on agriculture in climate change plans and programmes, particularly at the national level under the umbrella of nationally determined contributions (NDCs) to the December 2015 Paris Agreement, which aims to restrict a rise in global temperatures and manage risks.
Recent videos on Climate-Smart Agriculture practices in Africa
7 CSA Practice Briefs
GACSA's Knowledge Action Group has developed 7 practice briefs for the inception year of the alliance. These practice briefs are just one of many product types in the group's impressive pipeline of scholarship. These briefs are designed to focus on technical documents on specific Climate-Smart Agricultural practices.
Please click on the links below to read the full five Practice Briefs:
On 19 May 2016, KAG has also presented 4 practices briefs in a webinar ''Practices to Scale-Up Climate-Smart Agriculture''.
Click on the links below to watch the videos.
- Integrated Soil Fertility Management: Contributions of framework and practices to climate-smart agriculture
- Coffee-Banana Intercropping- Implementation guidance for policymakers and investors
- Gender in Climate-Smart Agriculture
- Site-Specific Nutrient Management: Implementation guidance for policymakers and investors
CSA Practice videos on YouTube
Over 50 expert presentations have been given on different aspects of climate change and agriculture in the MICCA Programme webinars during the past 3 years. The latest videos on conservation agriculture and climate-smart & gender-sensitive aquaculture can be found here.