Climatelinks is a global knowledge portal for USAID staff, implementing partners, and the broader community working at the intersection of climate change and international development. The portal curates and archives technical guidance and knowledge related to USAID’s work to help countries mitigate and adapt to climate change.
Looking to ensure that coffee farmers continue to invest in coffee in ways that enable them to grow production and quality in the face of climate change, Olam, a global agribusiness and one of the leading green coffee origin exporters, teamed up with the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA), investing to improve farmer resilience to climate change in the Mt. Elgon region in Uganda.
The game is simple. On a brown digital grassland with a single tree, tiny goats mill back and forth. When you decide how many of those goats to buy or sell and how many to insure, clouds float across the screen and one of two things happens: the clouds stop and rain falls, roughly doubling the goats and producing milk for sale, or the clouds move steadily across the screen and half your herd is wiped out.
#Webinar " #ClimateChange & #agriculture in Central America and the Andean region" on Jan 29, 10-11 AM EST - w/ speakers from @IFPRI @CGIARclimate @the_IDB http://bit.ly/ClimateChangeAgWebinar … @CGIAR @Agrilinks @climatelinks @weADAPT1 @LACHarvest @UNFCCC @bonilla_daz @BiovIntCIAT_esp pic.twitter.com/ADAdzz3cmK
Learning opportunities that support practitioners through formal courses, online resources and other knowledge-sharing events.
Tools & Support
Data and decision-support systems that foster standardized approaches and comparability across projects, countries, and sectors.
Monitor & Report
Resources to assist with tracking progress and results, as well as understanding impact.