Farms of the future: a climate twinning project in Mali uri icon

abstract

  • Using a new online weather prediction tool, the RIC4REC project has been identifyingcommunities in Mali that are currently experiencing weather and climate scenarios similarto those that other communities could face in 30 years? time. The ?Farms of the Future?approach, developed by the Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research(CGIAR) research programme on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS),aims to improve the capacity of communities to adapt to climate change by connectingfarmers who are currently confronting a range of climate risks with those who may bedealing with them down the line. The exchanges, in which community members visit their?future village?, allow farmers to learn about new opportunities to tackle climate stresses

publication date

  • 2017