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The CSA Booster of Climate-KIC, a regional CSA network for Europe and new GACSA member

GACSA is pleased to welcome a new member: The CSA Booster of Climate-KIC. In addition to becoming a new GACSA member, the CSA Booster will also join the group of the regional CSA alliances, platforms and networks and their joint work program under GACSA’s coordination.
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Released: Landscape Connectivity - A call to action

Climate change scenarios show there are many challenges ahead for our agricultural systems. As we face those challenges, we can take steps to manage some of the impact, by ensuring that we work together to create landscapes that are connected. Climate change scenarios show there are many challenges ahead for our...
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May - June GACSA Newsletter: Issue 7

Read the newest GACSA Newsletter. The CSA world is moving at speed and there are a lot of new resources, webinars, courses, and publications to highlight this month.
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Online learning event in June: Irrigation in climate-smart agriculture – challenges and responses

FAO and partners are organizing a 3-week learning event in June-July 2017 that consists of one webinar and facilitated e-mail discussion through an online community. The webinar will take place on Wednesday 21 June at 10-11.45

The Climate Smart Agriculture Youth Network (CSAYN) consists of volunteers (based in 12 sub-Saharan African countries, Canada, Myanmar) who promote and strengthen climate smart agriculture among youth. CSAYN is working with the Global Alliance for Climate-Smart Agriculture to highlight youth issues across the alliance. The main objective of the CSAYN is to create awareness, sensitize and build the productive capacity of young people and people leaving with disabilities on CSA issues.... 

Farmers Scramble to Adapt to Volatile Weather in the United States

Release of Nutrient Management Handbook

FAO & GACSA Webinar: Enabling advisory services for climate-smart agriculture

 

Resources 

CLIMATE-SMART AGRICULTURE 101 (English)

LA GUÍA ASAC (Español)

L’AGRICULTURE INTELLIGENTE FACE AU CLIMAT 101 (Français)

This is your gateway to implementing CSA. 

Map of Web-based Knowledge Resources for Climate-Smart Agriculture 

Produced By: GACSA Knowledge Action Group

Making Climate Finance Work in Agriculture

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.

The Economic Advantage: Assessing the value of climate-change actions in agriculture

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 Gender and Climate-Smart Agriculture  

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.