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How Landscape Level Governance and Land Use Planning are Connected: Insights from Case Studies in Marsabit, Isiolo and Makueni
The present document consists of a workshop presentation in which are illustrated three different studies from three different projects, focused on natural resource governance, but all relevant to land use planning.
Farming systems analysis and modelling in the Livestock Systems and Environment group of ILRI
Poster on Farming systems analysis and modelling in the Livestock Systems and Environment group of ILRI
Characterization for index based livestock insurance
Pastoral populations of subSaharan Africa are particularly vulnerable to losses in wealth and productive assets via herdmortality shocks. Although conventional insurance mechanisms covering individual losses are not cost ...
Treesilience: An assessment of the resilience provided by trees in the drylands of Eastern Africa Edited
This book is the result of a consultative process, which brought together experts from Eastern Africa and beyond to synthesize and compile existing information on the role of trees in building resilience in the region’s ...
Estimating the economic value of climate services for strengthening resilience of smallholder farmers to climate risks in Ethiopia: A choice experiment approach
This study estimated the economic value of agricultural climate services for strengthening the resilience of smallholder farmers to climate variability and risks in Ethiopia. Using a choice experiment approach, the study ...
Early assessment of seasonal forage availability for mitigating the impact of drought on East African pastoralists
Pastoralist households across East Africa face major livestock losses during drought periods that can cause persistent poverty. For Kenya and southern Ethiopia, an existing index insurance scheme aims to reduce the ...
Managing Africa’s Soils: the Road to Adaptation & Mitigation @COP22
Experts discuss and agree on key focus areas for soil management in Africa for climate change adaptation.
Supplemental Irrigation: A promising Climate-Smart Practice for Dryland Agriculture
Supplemental irrigation - the addition of limited amounts of water to essentially rainfed crops to improve and stabilize yields when rainfall fails to provide sufficient moisture for normal plant growth - is an effective ...
The Impact of International and National Investment in Barley Germplasm Improvement in the Developing Countries
Barley grain is used for animal feed, malt and food for human consumption. Archaeological evidence shows that barley was used in human food several thousand years ago (Bhatty, 1992). Although replaced by wheat and rice in ...
Sustainable livestock insurance for pastoralists
Presentation of Sustainable livestock insurance for pastoralists