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Paxina Chileshe talks about climate adaptation
Paxina Chileshe, climate change specialist at IFAD, talks about climate adaptation and smallholder farmers.
From low to high: Increasing productivity and purchasing power in Kenya
There are more than 7.5 million smallholder farmers in Kenya, accounting for about 75 per cent of the country's total agricultural output.
Guatemala: Leveling the playing field
A group of courageous Guatemalan women set off in 2010 to form their own farming cooperative, "4Pinos" after facing discrimination in the men's cooperative.
Rwanda: Reducing food loss in a changing climate
Farmers in Rwanda can lose around 30 per cent of their harvests before they even reach the market, due to a lack of adequate means to dry, store and transport the crops.
India: Barring Malnutrition
With traditional crops abandoned for lucrative cash crops, malnutrition rates can quickly rise.
The Real Groundbreakers: Claudine from Rwanda
Through the power of a women’s farming co-operative in Rwanda, Claudine is using new techniques and seeds for better cassava harvests.