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Atlas of African Agriculture Research & Development

Mapping ways to help African agriculture

Although Africa possesses nearly half of the world’s uncultivated arable land area, the prospect of expanding agricultural production into these zones carries significant environmental risks and is not viewed by many experts as a viable solution to…

Climate Change Map

Merging models to compare food security impacts of climate change

Much is still uncertain about the potential effects of climate change on agriculture, leading to widespread uncertainty surrounding the future of global food security. Leaving hunger to chance is not a plan anyone embraces, but how can people prepare…

Farmers inspect failed crops in Senegal.

The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

The following is an excerpt of a story originally published on the CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS) website. The good and the bad will not balance each other out. We need to prepare for the ugly. It's not…


Based on what we know, can Kenya plan its climate future?

The following post was originally published on the CGIAR Research Program on  Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security's News Blog Kenya appears to be booming. In the last decade, shiny office buildings have sprung up along the edges of equally…


Riding out the storm

Although climate change is poised to deeply impact both developed and developing countries, a shifting climate poses a particularly pernicious threat to developing countries that may lack the resources to contend with the challenges it will bring,…


Climate Change and Agriculture in Southern Africa

The southern region of Africa could be the hardest hit by rising temperatures from climate change, leaving many to wonder what this means for agriculture. Will some areas become unsuitable for farming? Will farmers face lower yields, or turn to new…


Delayed Monsoon Lowers Acreage in India

Farmers in India largely depend on monsoon rains to sow their crops—as much as 60 percent of the cropped area in India depends on these rains, which usually occur between June and September. However, rainfall this year has been 22 percent below normal…