Climate Smart Agriculture Sourcebook

Developing Sustainable Food Systems and Value Chains for Climate-Smart Agriculture

Production and Resources


Altieri, M.A., Nicholls, C.I., Henao, A. & Lana, M.A. 2015. Agroecology and the design of climate change-resilient farming systems. Agronomy for Sustainable Development, 35(3): 869-90.

Antle, J.M. & Capalbo, S.M. 2010. Adaptation of Agricultural and food systems to climate change: An economic and policy perspective. Applied Economic Perspectives and Policies, 32(3): 386-416.

Bain, J. 1956. Barriers to New Competition. Cambridge, Massachusetts: Harvard University Press.

Beddington, J.R., Asaduzzaman, M., Clark, M.E., Fernandez Bremauntz, A., Guillou, M.D., Jahn, M.M., Lin, E., Mamo, T., Negra, C., Nobre, C.A., Scholes, R.J., Sharma, R., Van Bo, N. & Wakhungu, J. 2012. The role for scientists in tackling food insecurity and climate change. Agriculture & Food Security, 1:10. 

Bendito, A. & Twomlow, S. 2015. Promoting climate smart approaches to post-harvest challenges in Rwanda. International Journal of Agricultural Sustainability, 13(3): 222-239.

Bockel, L. & Schiettecatte, L.S. 2017. Life Cycle analysis and the carbon footprint of coffee value chains. Rome. 

CGIAR. 2016. Are climate-smart agricultural practices economically desirable? [Online]. [Cited: 28 September 2017].

Campbell, B.M., Thornton, P., Zougmoré, R., van Asten, P. & Lipper, L. 2014. Sustainable intensification: What is its role in climate smart agriculture? Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability, 8: 39-43. 

Cofie, O. & Jackson, L. 2013.Thematic paper 1: Innovative experiences with the reuse of organic wastes and wastewater in (peri-) urban agriculture in the global South, Supurbfood project. RUAF Foundation. Leusden, the Netherlands.

European Commission (EC). 2012. Emission Database for Global Atmospheric Research, version 4.2. Joint Research Centre (JRC).

Ericksen, P.J. 2008. What is the vulnerability of a food system to global environmental change? Ecology and Society, 13(2): 14.

FAO. 2010. Greenhouse Gas Emissions from the Dairy Sector: A Life Cycle Assessment. Rome. 

FAO. 2012a. Greening the Economy with Agriculture. Rome. 

FAO. 2012b. Improving Food Systems for Sustainable Diets in a Green Economy – Working Paper 4 – Utilization. Rome.

FAO. 2013. Food wastage footprint: Impacts on natural resources - Summary Report. Rome. 

FAO. 2014. Developing Sustainable Food Value Chain. Guiding Principles. Rome.

FAO. 2015. Food wastage footprint and climate change. Rome.

FAO. 2017a. Food for the Cities Programme: Building Food Secure and Resilient City Regions. Rome.

FAO. 2017b. Practical Guidance on the use of EX-ACT for Value Chain (EX-ACT VC). Rome.

Foresight. 2011. The Future of Food and Farming: Challenges and choices for global sustainability- Executive Summary. London: The Government Office for Science.

Garnett, T. 2011. Where are the best opportunities for reducing greenhouse gas emissions in the food system (including the food chain)? Food Policy, 36(1): S23-S32.

German Agency for International Cooperation (GIZ), FAO & RUAF. 2016. Composting urban organic waste into agricultural inputs. In: M. Dubbeling, C. Bucatariu, G. Santini, C. Vogt, K. Eisenbeib. City region food systems and food waste management: linking urban and rural areas for sustainable and resilient development. Bonn: GIZ, pp. 172-181.

High Level Panel of Experts on Food Security and Nutrition (HLPE). 2014. Food losses and waste in the context of sustainable food systems (No. 8). CFS Committee on World Food Security HLPE.

Howell, K., Shrestha, P. & Dodd, I. 2015. Alternate wetting and drying irrigation maintained rice yields despite half the irrigation volume, but is currently unlikely to be adopted by smallholder lowland rice farmers in Nepal. Food and Energy Security, 4(2): 144-157.

Humphrey, J. 2014. Market systems approaches – A literature review.

International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD). 2015. How to do climate change risk assessments in value chain projects, Rome.

Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC). 2007. Climate Change 2007: Synthesis Report. Contribution of Working Groups I, II and III to the Fourth Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change [Core Writing Team, Pachauri, R.K and Reisinger, A. (eds.)]. IPCC, Geneva, Switzerland, 104 pp. 

Ingram, J. 2011. A food systems approach to researching food security and its interactions with global environmental change. Food Security, 3(4): 417–431.

International Panel of Experts on Sustainable Food Systems (iPES). 2015. The new science of sustainable food systems: Overcoming barriers to food systems reform.

Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), FAO & UN Capital Development Fund (UNCDF). 2016. Adopting a Territorial Approach to Food Security and Nutrition Policy, OECD Publishing, Paris.

Liedtke, C., Baedeker, C., Kolberg, S. & Lettenmeier, M. 2010. Resource Intensity in global food chains: the Hot Spot Analysis. British Food Journal, 112(10): 1138-1159.

Lipper, L., Thornton, P., Campbell, B.M., Baedeker, T., Braimoh, A., Bwalya, M., Caron, P. et al. 2014. Climate-smart agriculture for food security. Nature Climate Change, 4(12): 1068–1072.

Meadows, D. 2009. Thinking in systems: A primer. London: Earthscan. 

Parfitt, J., Barthel, M. & Macnaughton, S. 2010. Food waste within food supply chains: quantification and potential for change to 2050. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 365(1554): 3065-3081.

Ramirez-Villegas, J. & Thornton P.K. 2015. Climate change impacts on African crop production. CCAFS Working Paper no. 119. CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS). Copenhagen, Denmark.

Reardon, T. & Zilberman, D. 2017. Climate Smart Food Supply Chains in Developing Countries in an Era of Rapid Dual Change in Agrifood Systems and the Climate. In L. Lipper, N. McCarthy, D. Zilberman, S. Asfaw, G. Branca. Climate Smart Agriculture: Building Resilience to Climate Change (Eds). Springer, USA.

Vermeulen, S.J., Campbell, B. M. & Ingram, J.S.I. 2012. Climate change and food systems. Annual review of environment and resources, No. 37.

World Bank. 2015. Future of food: Shaping a climate smart global food system. Washington D.C. 

World Bank & CIAT. 2015. Climate-Smart Agriculture in Rwanda. CSA Country Profiles for Africa, Asia, and Latin America and the Caribbean Series. Washington D.C. World Bank Group. 

World Economic Forum (WEF). 2017. Shaping the future of global food systems: A scenarios analysis

World Resources Institute (WRI). 2012. Climate Analysis Indicators Tool.