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Technical Profiles: LWR & Climate Smart Agriculture

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Climate change affects agriculture and vice versa; farming is responsible for greenhouse gas emissions, depleted soil fertility and stress on water resources. The links between stable and resilient agricultural production and ecologically sound natural resource management are therefore critical; agriculture systems must both increase production and better manage and sustain the planet’s biodiversity and land and water resources. Climate Smart Agriculture creates an opportunity to assess and design agricultural production models that help smallholder producers adapt to and mitigate the effects of changing climates, while improving their own household food security.

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