Agro-climate tools for a new climate-smart agriculture
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Hansen JW, Coffey K. 2011. Agro-climate tools for a new climate-smart agriculture. Policy Brief. Columbia University, New York, USA: International Research Institute for Climate and Society (IRI).
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The way we produce food must adapt to a variable and changing climate. And key to achieving this is to improve the link between climate information and agricultural practices, especially those of smallholder farmers in developing countries. ‘Agro-climate tools’ do just that and some are introduced here. This is also a call to government ministers and donors to consider investing in such tools as relatively low-cost means to rapidly and effectively improve food security in an increasingly uncertain world.