Climate Smart Agriculture Sourcebook

Supporting rural producers with knowledge of CSA

Enabling Frameworks


African Forum for Agricultural Advisory Services (AFAAS). 2011. Market-oriented agricultural advisory services (MOASS). Guidelines for setting up MOAAS pilots Study on Market-Oriented Agriculture Advisory Services (MOAAS) Approaches.

Agrawal. 2008. The role of local institutions in adaptation to climate change. International Forestry Research and Institutions Program (IFRI) Working Paper, Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press.

Anderson, J. R., Feder, G. & Ganguly, S. 2006. The Rise and Fall of Training and Visit Extension: An Asian Mini-drama with an African Epilogue. Policy Research Working Paper; No. 3928. World Bank, Washington, DC.

Beccera, T.A., Middendorf G., Campbell A. & Tomlinson, P. 2016. Climate Change Challenges for Extension Educators: Technical Capacity and Cultural Attitudes. Journal of Extension, 54(6).

Campbell H., Hills T., Stone S., León M.C., Harlig R. & Dave R. 2013. Conservation International, Social Policy and Practice Department, 2013. Adapting to a Changing Climate: A Community Manual.

CAPSA-ESCAP. 2014. Expert Consultation on Strengthening Linkages between Research and Extension to Promote Food and Nutrition Security. 11-12 December 2013, Bangkok, Thailand.

CCAFS. 2015. Workshop report: Climate-Smart Villages (CSVs). Ludhiana, India. September 3-6th 2015. 

CCAFS. 2016a. Better decision support for improved livelihoods among farmers in northern Ghana

CCAFS. 2016b. CSA Guide.

Christoplos, I. 2010. Mobilizing the Potential of Rural and Agricultural Extension. Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations and the Global Forum for Rural Advisory Services.

David, S. 2016. Extension & CSA: introduction. In Sala. S, Rossi. F & David. S. (eds). Supporting agricultural extension towards Climate-Smart Agriculture. An Overview of existing tools.

Davis, K. & Oberthür, F. 2014. Rural advisory services - back on the development agenda! Rural 21. 

Davis, K. & Sulaiman, R. 2013. Extension Services for Effective Agricultural Risk Management.

FAO. 2012. Corporate Strategy on Capacity Development. Rome.

FAO. 2013a. Climate-smart agriculture sourcebook. Rome.

FAO. 2013b. Supporting Communities in Building Resilience through Agro Pastoral Field Schools. Rome.

FAO. 2015. Climate change: junior farmer field and life school - facilitators’ guide. Rome.

FAO. 2016a. Climate change and food security: risks and responses. Rome.

FAO. 2016b. Supporting Agriculture extension towards Climate Smart Agriculture. An overview of existing tools. Compendium Climate-smart agriculture & extension. 

FAO. 2016c. Planning, implementing and evaluating Climate Smart Agriculture in Smallholder Farming Systems. The experience of the MICCA pilot projects in Kenya and the United Republic of Tanzania. Rome.

Global Forum for Rural Advisory Services (GFRAS). 2012. The “New Extensionist”: Roles, Strategies, and Capacities to Strengthen Extension and Advisory Services

GFRAS. 2013. Extension Policy Compendium

German Agency for International Cooperation (GIZ). 2015. Capacity Development for Climate Change Adaptation and Mitigation. A Training Manual- 2014. Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit and National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development.

Leeuwis, C. & Hall, A. 2013. Facing the challenges of climate change and food security. The role of research, extension and communication for development.

Neuchâtel Group. 2008. Common Framework on Market-Oriented Agricultural Advisory Services.

Nowak, A., Corner-Dolloff, C., Lizarazo, M. & Barón, D. M. 2016. The CSA Prioritization Framework: an innovative planning tool to prioritize CSA practices. In Sala. S, Rossi. F and David. S. (eds). Supporting agricultural extension towards Climate-Smart Agriculture. An Overview of existing tools.

Nyong, A., Adesina, F. & Elasha, B.O. 2007. The Value of Indigenous Knowledge in Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation Strategies in the African Sahel. Mitigation and Adaptation Strategies in Global Change, 12: 787-797. 

Ojha, H. R, Sulaiman, V. R., Sultana, P., Dahal, K., Thapa, D., Mittal, N., Thompson, P., Bhatta, G., Dutt, G. L. & Aggarwal, P. 2014. Is South Asian Agriculture Adapting to Climate Change? Evidence from the Indo-Gangetic Plains. 

Pine Integrated Network: Education, Mitigation, and Adaptation project (PINEMAP). 2017. PINEMAP [online]. 

Plantwise. 2015. Final Evaluation Report: External evaluation of the on-going donor-funded programme “Plantwise: integrated plant health systems

Rashid, M., Haque, M. 2016. New Cropping Pattern Gives Four Crops Annually, Good Practices 14

Shepherd, A., Mitchell, T., Lewis, K., Lenhardt, A., Jones, L., Scott, L., & Muir-Wood, R. 2013. The geography of poverty, disasters and climate extremes in 2030. London: Overseas Development Institute, Met Office Hadley Centre, and Risk Management Solutions.

Simpson, B.M. & Burpee, C.G. 2014. Adaptation under the “New Normal” of Climate Change: The Future of Agricultural Extension and Advisory Services. Michigan State University and Catholic Relief Services.

Simpson, B.M. 2016. Preparing smallholder farm families to adapt to climate change. Pocket Guide 1: Extension practice for agricultural adaptation. Catholic Relief Services: Baltimore, MD, USA.

Solar, R. 2014. Building Climate Resilience: A Training Manual for Community Based Climate Change Adaptation. Regional Climate Change Adaptation Knowledge Platform for Asia, Partner Report Series No. 14. Regional Resource Centre for Asia and the Pacific (RRC.AP), Asian Institute of Technology, Thailand. 

Sulaiman, V.R. 2012. Reframing Climate Adaptive Agricultural Innovation. CCAFS Blog.

Sulaiman, V.R. & Mittal, N. 2016. Capacity Needs of Extension and Advisory Services (EAS) in South Asia. Policy Brief No.1. July 2016.