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Interview with Mustapha Sissoko, Ministry of Agriculture, Mali

Project partner, Mustapha Sissoko from the Ministry of Agriculture of Mali, presents the benefits that the analysis on the impacts of climate change on crop yields using the AquaCrop model will bring in Mali. This analysis is carried out in the framework of the project "Adapting Small Scale Irrigation to Climate Change in Central and West Africa".

Interview with Abdou Rhamane Jobe, Ministry of Agriculture, Gambia

Project partner, Abdou Rhamane Jobe from the Ministry of Agriculture of the Gambia, presents the benefits that the analysis on the impacts of climate change on crop yields using the AquaCrop model will bring in his country. This analysis is carried out in the framework of the project "Adapting Small Scale Irrigation to Climate Change in Central and West Africa".

Interview with Chaibou Adamou, Ministry of Agriculture, Niger

Project partner, Chaibou Adamou from the Ministry of Agriculture, Niger, presents the benefits that the analysis on the impacts of climate change on crop yields using the AquaCrop model will bring in Niger. This analysis is carried out in the framework of the project "Adapting Small Scale Irrigation to Climate Change in Central and West Africa".

Interview with Touré Gnininkanhombron, FAO National Consultant, Côte d’Ivoire

Touré Gnininkanhombron, FAO National Consultant in Côte d’Ivoire, presents the benefits that the analysis on the impacts of climate change on crop yields using the AquaCrop model will bring in his country. This analysis is carried out in the framework of the project "Adapting Small Scale Irrigation to Climate Change in Central and West Africa".

Voices from the field, Gambia. “What are the impacts of climate change on farming activities?”

Farmers from Gambia explain the devastating impacts of climate change on their farming activities: late start of the rains, droughts, erratic rain falls and heavy rains in short periods result in crop failure and low productivity, with a terrible impact on household livelihood.

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Voices from the field, Gambia. “What are the consequences of climate change on crops?”

Farmers from Gambia talk about the terrible consequences of climate change on their crops, leading to total crop failure and creating food insecurity.
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Watch the video "Voices from the field, Gambia".

Voices from the field, Gambia. “Does farm production allow to sustain household?”

Farmers from Gambia explains how their farm production allows them to sustain their household for much less time than in the past, mainly due to challenges caused by climate change.

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Voices from the field, Gambia. “What are the measures adopted on small-scale irrigation to reduce the impacts of climate change?”

Gambian farmers talk about the measures they adopted to build resilience and reduce the impacts of climate change on small-scale irrigation to improve their productivity.

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Voices from the field, Gambia. “What are the other challenges affecting farmers?”

Farmers from Gambia talk about the challenges, other than those caused by climate change, that affect their farming activities: lack of equipment, inadequate seeds and fertilizers, inadequate access to markets.

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Voices from the field, Gambia “Interview with Musa Bayo, NEMA Field Coordinator”

Mr. Musa Bayo, NEMA (National Agricultural Land & Water Management Development Project) Field Coordinator from Gambia explains how the NEMA project, funded by IFAD, supports farmers to build resilience and mitigate the impacts of climate change in order to improve their production and productivity in the country.

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Video interviews of the National Focal Points and the FAO National Consultants

National Focal Points and FAO National Consultants from Gambia, Mali, Niger and Côte d'Ivoire talk about the main challenges of climate change on small-scale irrigation and how the project will use and integrate its results into the strategies put in place in their country.

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Video interview of Edouard Kouassi, President of the farmer cooperative SOCOORIB (PROPACOM site), Côte d’Ivoire

Mr. Edouar Kouassi, President of the farmer cooperative SOCOORIB (PROPACOM site), Côte d’Ivoire, introduces the site and explains the challenges of the climate change impacts that farmers are facing.

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