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  1. Library Resource
    Social and Gender

    Barotse Floodplain, Western Province, Zambia

    Reports & Research
    December, 2015

    There is increasing awareness that integrating gender into development frameworks is critical for effective implementation of development strategies. In working to alleviate rural poverty, the CGIAR Research Program on Aquatic Agricultural Systems (AAS) recognizes that “business as usual” gender integration approaches will not deliver lasting and widespread improvements in agricultural productivity, poverty reduction and food security. In response, AAS operationalized a gender transformative approach (see Cole et al. 2014a, 2014b).

  2. Library Resource
    Gender inequalities
    Reports & Research
    August, 2014

    BarotseFloodplain, Western Province of Zambia
    •Multiple demographic, socioeconomic and climatic challenges and vulnerabilities
    •Variety of livelihood opportunities: flood –provide fish & aquatic plants; water subside –fertile ground to cultivate crops
    •Cattle, forest products, fish trade, piecework


  3. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2008
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    This reports summarizes and synthesizes activities and achievements of the CGIAR Challenge Program on Water and Food (CPWF) through the end of 2007. The CPWF is an intiative of the CGIAR designed to take on the global challenge of water scarcity and food security.

  4. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2012
    Zimbabwe, Southern Africa

    Results and Key findings:

    Demographic data

    Gender - Makwe and Guyu have more females in the scheme (60.5% and 55% respectively). Masholomoshe has the highest number of males (53.3%). Discussion with the sampled households revealed that male headed families hardly face labour problems, and high percentages of female irrigators have a negative impact when it comes to operation and maintenance. In terms of gender distribution there are more women irrigating than males.

  5. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2013
    Kenya, Africa, Eastern Africa

    The objective of this study is to integrate socioeconomic, biophysical, and remote-sensing information to enhance the understanding of climate change, agriculture and food security within and between CCAFS sites. The purpose is to assess the agricultural production system in the CCAFS site Katuk Odeyo, Nyando (Western Kenya) to explore potential indicators that can be long-term monitored. Ecosystem health determines energy supply and demand by sustaining the productive capacity of the landscape.

  6. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    October, 2015
    Ethiopia, Africa, Sub-Saharan Africa, Eastern Africa

    This document series compiles key indicators from the three levels of the baseline for each site. Indicators include: demography and basic site characteristics of each site, rainfall distribution, changes in farming practices and land management, income sources, food security and food

    sources, asset ownership by households and involvement in organisations and more. This CCAFS baseline indicator document was developed for the CCAFS site at Borana/Yabero, in Ethiopia.

  7. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    April, 2013
    Africa, Eastern Africa, Western Africa

    The CGIAR Research Program Climate Change, Agriculture, Food Security (CCAFS) is a 10-year research initiative launched by CGIAR and the Earth System Science Partnership (ESSP). CCAFS seeks to overcome the threats to agriculture and food security in a changing climate, exploring new ways of helping vulnerable rural communities adjust to global changes in climate.

  8. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    March, 2012
    Ethiopia, Africa, Eastern Africa

    This report contains information on a rapid field assessment of Boran pastoralists of southern
    Ethiopia to: (1) gauge local communities’ perceptions of the need for local climate change
    adaptation strategies and their degree of satisfaction with existing interventions; (2) identify
    emerging climate risk adaptation strategies; and (3) evaluate how existing and new strategies
    including efforts by non-governmental organizations and the Ethiopian government might
    complement or be compromised by index-based livestock insurance (IBLI).

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