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Improving crop yields to increase smallholder farmers’ incomes and boost their resilience to the impacts of climate shocks and stresses
25/09/2019
Eighty percent of the population of Kenya relies on agriculture for its livelihood. Agriculture is the backbone of the Kenyan economy, accounting directly for 26 percent of GDP and 60 percent of total export earnings. However, Kenyan farmers face major [...]
30/07/2019
Without significant and well-planned adaptation efforts, climate change is predicted to have a marked effect on the agricultural sector in Eastern Africa – reducing agricultural yields and negatively impacting efforts to achieve food security and end hunger in the subregion. [...]
Delivering peace, agriculture-led growth and socio-economic transformation in the Horn of Africa
30/07/2019
The IGAD region is exposed to multiple hazards and recurrent shocks such as droughts, floods, socio-economic shocks and conflicts. Most of the population in the IGAD region rely on agriculture for their livelihoods, have limited capacity to cope with the [...]
29/07/2019
Rift Valley fever (RVF) is a vector-borne disease that has severe impacts on livelihoods, national and international markets, and human health. RVF is currently limited to Africa and parts of the Near East; however, it is recognized to have the [...]
Expo 2020 Dubai
30/06/2019
With the aim of localising the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), Expo 2020 Dubai’s Global Best Practice Programme, ‘Small Steps, Big Leaps’, will spotlight simple but effective initiatives that can be adapted, replicated or scaled for enhanced global impact. The international [...]
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