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FAO with the Agrhymet Regional Centre - a specialized institution of the Permanent Interstates Committee for Drought Control in the Sahel (CILSS) - is organizing a Regional Workshop at the FAO Headquarter in Rome from 25 to 27 June 2018, to present the results of the simulations of the AquaCrop model in the pilot sites from Côte d'Ivoire, Mali, Niger and the Gambia. This event is the follow-up of the AquaCrop training workshop held in Niamey, Niger, last April 2018.

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FAO in collaboration with the Ministry of Agriculture from Mali will organize a national workshop in Bamako, Mali on 25 May 2018 to validate the results from the participatory assessment on the climate change impacts and adaptive capacity of rural communities in Mali. This assessment took place in 2017 among 90 households from three irrigation sites: Die, Founia and Lac Horo. Information was collected through the SHARP (Self-evaluation and Holistic Assessment of climate Resilience for farmers and Pastoralists) tool developed...

FAO in collaboration with the Ministry of Agriculture from Niger is organizing a national workshop in Niamey, Niger on 24 May 2018 to validate the results from the participatory assessment on the climate change impacts and adaptive capacity of rural communities in Niger. This assessment took place in 2017 and involved households from the ProDAF area in Niger. Information was collected through the SHARP (Self-evaluation and Holistic Assessment of climate Resilience for farmers and Pastoralists) tool developed bu FAO.

The workshop...

FAO, in collaboration with Agrhymet (Niger), is organizing a regional workshop to assess the impacts of climate change on crop yields through the AquaCrop tool, in the framework of the AICCA project.

The workshop is addressed to the project partners from Mali, Niger, the Gambia and Côte d'Ivoire, and to representatives from the Government and other insititutions based in Niger who are involved in water management.

The International Forum on “Solar Technologies for Small-Scale Agriculture and Water Management” was organized by FAO, together with the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), the International Water Management Institute (IWMI), the “Research Program on Water, Land and Ecosystems” (WLE) and “Powering Agriculture: An Energy Grand Challenge for Development” (PAEGC).

The Forum reviewed the existing solar technologies and their application in different countries and will analyze the needs and opportunities for sustainable rural development. It  also presented the tools developed by...

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