How climate-smart soil management increases resilience and helps mitigate climate change

As we mark World Soil Day, and with COP21 well into its first week, Dr Katrin Glatzel of Agriculture for Impact takes a look at how good soil and land management practices can help us achieve important climate and development goals.   Soil matters. The decision made at the Rio+20 conference to develop a set of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the agreement ‘to strive … Continue reading How climate-smart soil management increases resilience and helps mitigate climate change

African smallholder farmers responding to an uncertain climate future

by Dr Katrin Glatzel and Alice Marks, Agriculture for Impact With just a couple of months left till the world’s leaders gather in Paris to agree on a new international climate change agreement, the Montpellier Panel launched a report last week addressing some of the key challenges we face in helping smallholder farmers become more resilient in the face of climate change. “The Farms of … Continue reading African smallholder farmers responding to an uncertain climate future