Month: October 2016

Sustainable agricultural development for food security and nutrition — Dr. B. A. Usman’s Blog


Originally posted on DESERTIFICATION: ? https://news4ilri.files.wordpress.com/2016/10/13cattle.png?w=500&h=500 UN endorses recommendations on sustainable agricultural development for food security and nutrition, including the role of livestock by SUSAN MACMILLAN The Policy Round Table of the Committee on World Food Security (CFS), meeting in Rome on 17 Oct 2016, discussed the report on Sustainable […]

How to increase agricultural productivity and enhance drought resilience — Dr. B. A. Usman’s Blog


Originally posted on DESERTIFICATION: Photo credit: CCAFS – CGIAR Exchange meeting with farmers on farmer-managed natural regeneration in Niger. Photo: P. Savadogo (view original) ? A real opportunity to scale up Climate-Smart Villages in Niger In Niger, the World Bank is financing a project inspired by the Climate-Smart Village model […]

Agricultural approaches that improve livelihoods — Dr. B. A. Usman’s Blog


Originally posted on DESERTIFICATION: Photo credit: Pixabay Farmers of the Benna tribe in Ethiopia CCAFS, CTA Demonstrate Value of Climate-Smart Agriculture in Africa The Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation (CTA) and CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS) released a book highlighting climate-smart agricultural […]