“Catalysing local innovation and action to accelerate scaling up of CSA”
Every day that passes, we are learning and getting more convinced on the inevitability of ensuring our agricultural systems are climate smart. Climate-smart agriculture is the reform to ensure the way agriculture is practiced remains compatible with man-made climate changes, securing short-and-long-term resilience in productive capacity of the agricultural systems. We need growing scientifically supported field evidence that embracing and practicing locally adapted climate smart agriculture is cardinal in meeting the minimum requirements for productive and environmentally stable agricultural systems. Such science is essential in sustaining capacity to provide for food and industrial needs as well as incomes for the local populations. Practicing CSA will directly impact on three interrelated aspects, namely:
These three conditions (food security, adaptation and mitigation) are referred to as the “triple win” of climate-smart agriculture.
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ECDPM’s Francesco Rampa is a member of the Scientific Committee of the conference. He will facilitate the session on ‘An enabling policy environment to achieve CSA’ and co-chair the session on ‘Localised CSA innovations and practices in combating land degradation and enhancing soil health’, together with Bioversity International.