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Complex landscapes stabilize farm bird communities and their expected ecosystem services.

Published online: 13 Jun 2022

Authors: Smith, O. M. & Kennedy, C. M. & Echeverri, A. & Karp, D. S. & Latimer, C. E. & Taylor, J. M. & Wilson-Rankin, E. E. & Owen, J. P. & Snyder, W. E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Birds play many roles within agroecosystems including as consumers of crops and pests, carriers of pathogens and beloved icons. Birds are also rapidly...

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Current situation and plausible future scenarios for livestock management systems under climate change in Africa.

Published online: 08 Jun 2020

Authors: Simpkin, P. & Cramer, L. & Ericksen, P. & Thornton, P.

Content type: Bulletin

The aim of this study is to review the literature and provide a technical brief to the African Group of Negotiators Experts Support (AGNES) on the eff...

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Applying modern and ancient management principles to improve sustainability and profitability of organic sector at field level.

Published online: 17 Oct 2018

Authors: Sakthi Sivakumar

Content type: Bulletin article; Conference paper

Agricultural sector throughout the world is faced with more challenges at field level with rapid depletion of available resources. But the current dev...

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Climate and jobs for rural young people.

Published online: 23 Jul 2020

Authors: Brooks, K. & Dunston, S. & Wiebe, K. & Arndt, C. & Hartley, F. & Robertson, R.

Content type: Bulletin

Climate change matters for all young people. It matters especially for those whose livelihoods depend on agriculture and will continue to do so in the...

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Delivering climate risk information to farmers at scale: the Intelligent agricultural Systems Advisory Tool (ISAT).

Published online: 28 Mar 2019

Authors: Rao, K. P. C. & Murthy, K. D. & Dhulipala, R. & Bhagyashree, S. D. & Gupta, M. D. & Soudamini Sreepada & Whitbread, A. M.

Content type: Bulletin

One of the strategies for helping smallholder farmers cope with climate variability and change is the provision of climate services that better decisi...

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Agri-environment schemes and their contribution to the conservation of biodiversity in England.

Published online: 06 Apr 1999

Authors: Ovenden, G. N. & Swash, A. R. H. & Smallshire, D.

Content type: Conference paper; Journal article

Agri-environment schemes were first launched in England, UK, in 1987. A number of schemes are now operated by the Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries a...

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Impacts of seasonal climate communication strategies on farm management and livelihoods in Wote, Kenya.

Published online: 09 Dec 2015

Authors: Rao, K. P. C. & Hansen, J. & Njiru, E. & Githungo, W. N. & Oyoo, A.

Content type: Bulletin

This study was undertaken in Wote division, Makueni district, Eastern province, Kenya, to test the effectiveness of different methods of communicating...

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National climate-smart agriculture and food security action plan of Ghana (2016-2020).

Published online: 23 Dec 2015

Authors: Essegbey, G. O. & Nutsukpo, D. & Karbo, N. & Zougmoré, R.

Content type: Bulletin

The policy document - National Climate-Smart Agriculture and Food Security Action Plan of Ghana (2016-2020) - provides the implementation framework fo...

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Landscape structure regulates pest control provided by ants in sun coffee farms.

Published online: 28 Aug 2019

Authors: Aristizábal, N. & Metzger, J. P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Ants play a fundamental role in coffee pest control. Despite this, there is a lack of understanding about how landscape configuration and composition ...

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Science to support climate-smart agricultural development: concepts and results from the MICCA pilot projects in East Africa.

Published online: 04 May 2016

Authors: Rosenstock, T. S. & Mpanda, M. & Kimaro, A. & Luedeling, E. & Kuyah, S. & Anyekulu, E. & Freeman, O. E. & Thiong'o, M. & Abwanda, S. & Mutuo, P. & Mativo, J. & Shaba, S. & Kirui, J. & Franzel, S. & Neufeldt, H. & Shepherd, K. & Neely, C.

Content type: Miscellaneous

This document reports on the concepts driving the scientific activities of FAO's Mitigation of Climate Change in Agriculture Programme's pilot project...

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