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Climate-Smart Agriculture

The series aims to highlight the importance of developing and implementing policies for tackling food insecurity and climate change simultaneously. The series follows on from a highly successful ‘Global Science Conference on Climate Smart Agriculture’ investigating the need for an emphasis on climate smart agriculture, whereby practices are better able to balance natural resource use and food production.

Prof Ademola Braimoh

  1. Review

    From climate-smart agriculture to climate-smart landscapes

    For agricultural systems to achieve climate-smart objectives, including improved food security and rural livelihoods as well as climate change adaptation and mitigation, they often need to be take a landscape ...

    Sara J Scherr, Seth Shames and Rachel Friedman

    Agriculture & Food Security 2012 1:12

    Published on: 28 August 2012

  2. Research

    The role for scientists in tackling food insecurity and climate change

    To adapt to climate change and ensure food security, major interventions are required to transform current patterns and practices of food production, distribution and consumption. The scientific community has ...

    John R Beddington, Mohammed Asaduzzaman, Megan E Clark, Adrian Fernández Bremauntz, Marion D Guillou, Molly M Jahn, Erda Lin, Tekalign Mamo, Christine Negra, Carlos A Nobre, Robert J Scholes, Rita Sharma, Nguyen Van Bo and Judi Wakhungu

    Agriculture & Food Security 2012 1:10

    Published on: 20 July 2012

  3. Review

    Integrated food–energy systems for climate-smart agriculture

    Food production needs to increase by 70%, mostly through yield increases, to feed the world in 2050. Increases in productivity achieved in the past are attributed in part to the significant use of fossil fuels...

    Anne Bogdanski

    Agriculture & Food Security 2012 1:9

    Published on: 16 July 2012