Duration: 01/Mar/2018 - 30/Apr/2019
Locations: West and Central Africa / Mali
Project contact: Dr Birhanu Zemadim Birhanu (Z.Birhanu@cgiar.org)
Donor: Other international or regional organization
CGIAR Research Program: Dryland Cereals
ICRISAT is proposed to provide technical leadership in the following area: Promote adoption of environmentally sustainable climate - adapted agriculture and livestock practices, specifically: 1. Training of project field agents and key stakeholders on climate smart agriculture (CSA) practices and technologies; 2. on-farm demonstrations of climate smart agriculture such as: Farmer manager natural regeneration, contour bunding to prevent soil erosion, capture run-off for increased soil water and soil fertility, microdosing with compost and other fertilizers; 3. introduction on use of climate information services (ex. Sandji, Senekela, AgroMet etc.); 4. Conduct and document an analogue village activity; 5. Provision of CSA and related subject matter DVDs, mp3s, mp4 to communities and municipalities for self-learning; 6. Participation in a cross-BRACED project learning on climate services.