Climate Change - CIAT
  • About Climate Change

    About Climate Change

    Climate change is one of the most formidable challenges ever to face smallholder agriculture and the global food production system as a whole. As lead center for the CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS), we’re working around the world to identify both the risks and the ways in which farming can adapt to climate change, while also reducing its greenhouse gas emissions.
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    Climate Change Projects

    See the names of CIAT projects, together with brief descriptions, in particular research areas and regions of the developing world.
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  • Climate Change programs research

    CGIAR Research Programs – Climate Change

    CIAT is a member of the CGIAR Consortium. CGIAR advances major research programs, which focus the work of the Consortium’s 15 member centers on key development aims. CIAT research on climate change contributes importantly to this global program.  

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Building an Eco-Efficient Future

Climate projections on Colombia’s Eastern Plains by 2040

In the Orinoquia Integrated Climate Change Action Plan called “Orinoquia, together against climate change” (CIAT–Cormacarena agreement), we simulated climate change scenarios to project the likely futures of regional climate conditions toward a medium-term time horizon (2040s).>

Guiding decision making in agriculture for a triple-win

Action towards specific global emission targets can’t happen without guidance on what change needs to happen and where. To that end, this new study outlines a methodology tried and tested within communities. It’s called the “Climate smart agriculture rapid appraisal” tool.>

What’s your beef? Why it might be time give livestock a break

Climate-smart livestock systems are alive and well in southwestern Colombia - but can they reach other parts of the country and beyond?>

Big Data for Climate Smart Agriculture in Kenya

The first Big Data for Agriculture Roadshow in East Africa is another event held in Africa with support from CIAT and the World Bank Group.>
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Van Warta, Justin; Grassini, Patricio; Yang, Haishun; Claessens, Lieven; Jarvis, Andrew; Cassmana, Kenneth G.. 2015. Creating long-term weather data from thin air for crop simulation modeling . Agricultural and Forest Meteorology 209-210: 49-58.

Mutimura, Mupenzi; Ebong, Cyprian; Rao, Idupulapati Madhusudana; Nsahlai, Ignatius Verla. 2015. Nutritional values of available ruminant feed resources in smallholder dairy farms in Rwanda . Tropical Animal Health and Production 7 p.

Ovalle Rivera, Oriana; Läderach, Peter; Bunn, Christian; Obersteiner, Michael; Schroth, Götz. 2015. Projected shifts in Coffea arabica suitability among major global producing regions due to climate change . PLoS One 10(4):e0124155.

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