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Transformation to low carbon agrifood value chains in Egypt

Lessons from the Sustainable Agriculture Investments and Livelihoods project

This study presents opportunities for transformation to low carbon agrifood value chains through scaling up successful climate-smart agriculture (CSA) practices. The study draws upon data from 173 Farmer Field Schools (FFS) conducted by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) as part of the IFAD-funded ‘Sustainable Agriculture Investments and Livelihoods’ (SAIL) Project, implemented by the Ministry of Agriculture and Land Reclamation (MoALR) in Egypt.

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Success stories

Enhancing crop and livestock production and productivity in new lands of Kafr El sheikh, Beni Sueif, Menya and Aswan Governerates through the adoption of innovative climate-resilient agricultural practices and technologies

his success stories booklet showcases the importance of Farmer Field Schools (FFS) in changing the livelihooods of farmers (women, youth and men), and illustrates how it saved water and positively changed farmers’ attitudes towards modern irrigation methods, aligning with the Egyptian Government's plans to increase water use efficiency in agriculture. It also shows how FFS increased farmer solidarity, supported community resilience, and fostered cooperation, dialogue, and conflict management among farmers, leading to consensus decisions. They also empowered women through participation in dialogue and decision-making.

Water productivity in agriculture

Purpose of the brochure is to raise awareness of project beneficiaries, partners, media representatives and different donors about the objectives and activities of the project on "Enhancement of water productivity in agriculture".