Policy and Practice

Agriculture and Food Security


Transforming smallholder-private sector relationships to take agro-ecological community based adaptation to scale: agro coffee systems in Peru

A poster produced for the CBA9 conference which illustrates our community based climate change and adaptation work in

Practical Action, Published by Practical Action, United Kingdom 2015

M&E as a Management Function for Continuous Learning and Adaptation of Vulnerable Groups in South Asia

Poster presented by Practical Action South Asia at the CBA9 Conference in Nairobi, Kenya,

Sujan Piya, Published by Practical Action 2015

Community based conflict reduction and peace building in Kebkabiya, North Darfur

This project aimed to increase the adaptive capacity of both agriculturalist and pastoralist communities in Kebakabiya, through cooperative land management planning, conflict resolution,

Mohammed Saddig Suliman;Jodi Sugden, Published by Practical Action 2015


A poster presented by Practical Action Zimbabwe at the CBA9 conference in Nairobi, Kenya, 2015, on institutionalising Community-based Adaptation (CBA) by training of

Henry Muchedzi, Published by Practical Action 2015

Mainstreaming Livelihood Centred Disaster Risk Reduction

The LCDRR project in Zimbabwe aimed to build a disaster resilient community. Four components namely future un-certainty, hazards & stresses, governance and livelihoods were identified as

Henry Muchedzi, Published by Practical Action 2015

Transforming Smallholder-Private Sector Relationships to Take Agro-Ecological Community-Based Adaptation to Scale

A poster focusing on the role of the private sector in enhancing climate change adaptation for agroforestry coffee systems in

Roberto Montero, Published by Practical Action 2015

From Vulnerability to Resilience: Capitalizing on Public Investments

Bangladesh is experiencing increased intensity and unpredictability of natural disasters, including floods, erosion, cyclones, tornadoes, freezing weather, heavy rainfall and drought, as a result

Sazzad Hossain Miah, Published by Practical Action 2015

Climate Smart Agriculture and smallholder farmers: the critical role of Technology Justice in effective adaptation

Agricultural adaptation to climate change is critical for food security and economic development; if it is to be truly ‘climate-smart’ for smallholder farmers, it must be inclusive and protect

Jodi Sugden, Published by Practical Action 2015

Scaling up Agroecology through Market Systems

To eradicate extreme poverty means focusing on the 500 million smallholders so they can reliably generate more food and income from their agricultural activities. This paper uses the three

Chris Henderson;Jonathan Casey, Published by Practical Action 2015

Agriculture Policy Position Paper for COP 20 Peru December 2014

A paper presented at COP20 to highlight the 'Crucial Role of Smallholder Farmers for Food Security and Eliminating Poverty in a Changing Climate'. It argues that agrecology can be a powerful tool

Chris Henderson;Jonathan Casey, Published by Practical Action 2014

Report on Strengthening the Food Security of Alpaca Farmers

Practical Action, Published by Peru 2013

Community Based Fish culture

Published by Bangladesh 2013

Food and Agriculture

Practical Action, Published by United Kingdom 2013

Supporting Smallholder Farmers in Africa: A Framework for an Enabling Environment

Smallholder farmers form the backbone of economic activity in most African countries. They have the potential to play a crucial role in supplying food to the continent’s population and

Hester Le Roux et al, Published by Practical Action 2013

Policy Position Paper Agriculture

This paper describes our influencing work on Agriculture. It explains why we are working on this issue, outlines our aims and approaches, and sets out our

Chris Henderson, Published by Practical Action 2013

What Works for Women

Briefing paper on proven approaches for empowering women smallholder farmers. Report by Practical Action and eight other NGOs to share lessons learnt based on their experiences of promoting

Ruchi Tripathi;Youjin B Chung;Karl Deering;Nadia Saracini;Robin Willoughby;Olivia Wills;Monique Mikhail;Hilary Warburton;Daphne Jayasinghe;Jenny Rafanomezana;Marina Churm, Published by Practical Action 2012

Connecting the first mile - impact

David Grimshaw, Published by United Kingdom 2011

Focus on Sudan: a country of huge potential

Practical Action, Published by United Kingdom 2011

Technologies for Climate Change Adaptation in Peru

Juan Torres;Becky Clements;-1, Published by United Kingdom 2011


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