Self-evaluation and Holistic Assessment of climate Resilience of farmers and Pastoralists (SHARP)
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SHARP and the Enhanced Transparency Framework (ETF)

25 February 2021
The Paris Agreement, in particular through the Enhanced Transparency Framework (ETF), requires countries to report on their efforts to adapt to climate change. The Self-evaluation and Holistic Assessment of climate Resilience of farmers and Pastoralists (SHARP) tool makes it possible [...]

The potential of agroecology to build climate-resilient livelihoods and food systems

17 August 2020
The study aims to provide evidence and data on the technical potential (ecological and socio-economic) and the challenges and constraints to be considered when scaling up an agroecological approach to combat the impacts of climate change. In this study, SHARP was used [...]

Évaluation de la résilience climatique des petits exploitants agricoles au Mali

19 July 2019
FAO, in collaboration with IFAD and national governments, has carried out a survey in Mali to assess their resilience to climate change using the SHARP tool under the project "Adapting Irrigation to Climate Change"

Évaluation de la résilience climatique des petits exploitants agricoles au Niger

19 July 2019
FAO, in collaboration with IFAD and national governments, has carried out a survey in Niger to assess their resilience to climate change using the SHARP tool under the project "Adapting Irrigation to Climate Change"

Évaluation de la résilience climatique des petits exploitants agricoles en Côte d’Ivoire.

17 July 2019
FAO, in collaboration with IFAD and national governments, has carried out a survey in Côte d’Ivoire to assess their resilience to climate change using the SHARP tool under the project "Adapting Irrigation to Climate Change"

Climate resilience assessment of smallholder farmers in the Gambia

17 July 2019
FAO, in collaboration with IFAD and national governments, has carried out a survey in Gambia to assess their resilience to climate change using the SHARP tool under the project "Adapting Irrigation to Climate Change"

Poster: Self-evaluation and Holistic Assessment of climate Resilience of farmers and Pastoralists (SHARP+)

10 October 2018
In 2017, based on lessons learned, SHARP underwent a technical review to increase its robustness. The SHARP App was also upgraded to increase its functionality.  As a result, the new SHARP+ allows a more reliable assessment of resilience which is [...]

Brief: Self-evaluation and Holistic Assessment of climate Resilience of farmers and Pastoralists

24 August 2018
Existing resilience assessment tools focus mostly on agronomic and environmental aspects. SHARP is a holistic assessment of household resilience based on people’s priorities and knowledge. SHARP uses a clear resilience framework, which enables meaningful and comparable analyses, in order is [...]

Cultivating climate resilience: A participatory assessment of organic and conventional rice systems in the Philippines

13 January 2018
Climate change poses serious threats to agriculture. As a primary staple crop and major contributor to agriculturally derived greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, rice systems are of particular significance to building climate resilience. We report on a participatory assessment of climate [...]

Farming systems-based approach to assess and build their resilience: insights from the Canton of Vaud (Switzerland)

26 October 2017
In the context of climate change and globalisation, enhancing resilience of farming systems is as an important factor for the sustainability of food systems. The Canton of Vaud (Switzerland) has a great diversity of agroecosystems and farming systems. To assess [...]