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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...

SHARP Training
Bouaké Côte d'Ivoire, 09/02/2017 - 11/02/2017

A three day training took place in Bouaké, Côte d’Ivoire, from 9 to 11 February 2017 on the use of the SHARP tool (Self-evaluation and Holistic Assessment of climate Resilience of farmers and Pastoralists). This tool developed by FAO, is designed as an instrument to assess the resilience of farmer and pastoralist households to climate change. It is used in the framework of this project to better understand and incorporate the situations, concerns and interests of family farmers and pastoralists...

Country-phase Inception Workshop
Bouaké Côte d'Ivoire, 06/02/2017 - 08/02/2017

This workshop which took place in Bouaké, Côte d’Ivoire, from 6 to 8 February 2017 gathered all stakeholders from the four pilot countries (Côte d'Ivoire, Mali, Niger and Gambia) involved in the second phase of the project: national focal points and consultants, IFAD project managers, FAO project coordination team and technical experts.

The objective of this workshop was to launch the country-level phase of the project with country partners, to present the results of the regional study on the impacts of...

FAO presented at IFAD Headquarters in Rome a review of the “Regional analysis of climate change impacts on irrigated systems in different agro-ecological zones of West and Central Africa”. This study aims to analyse the impacts of climate variability on irrigated agriculture and to identify regionally representative irrigated systems in the West and Central Africa region.

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