Climate-smart villages and the hope of food secure households
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Kinyangi J, Recha J, Kimeli P, Atakos V. 2015. Climate - smart villages and the hope of food security in Kenya. CCAFS Info Note. Copenhagen, Denmark: CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS).
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Preliminary results from climate change adaptation and mitigation initiatives in the Nyando climate-smart villages. Key messages include: shift in farming techniques reduces number of households eating one or no meals each day, households adopt three to five crop innovations and above, greatly expanding on-farm choices for resilient varieties, and resilient crossbreeds of small livestock better adapted to changing feed and water conditions in Nyando provide additional income.
SubjectsCLIMATE-SMART AGRICULTURAL PRACTICES;
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