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Posts By Geoffrey Kamadi

How Some African Farmers are Responding to Climate Change — and What We Can Learn from Them

August 1, 2017 |

This article was originally published on Ensia.com

Agriculture is being hit hard by drought, but nimble producers are fighting back.

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As sub-Saharan Africa’s climate changes, small-scale farmers are increasingly looking to innovative ways of dealing with agricultural challenges. And in some instances, the techniques they adopt are helping to combat climate change, too.

Alternative animal feed, climate-friendly grasses and the use of fodder trees are among the examples providing farmers resilience and leading to benefits such as more productive livestock and new business opportunities — all while reducing greenhouse gas emissions and building healthy soils.  Read More