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Current situation and plausible future scenarios for livestock management systems under climate change in Africa

Current situation and plausible future scenarios for livestock management systems under climate change in Africa Download

Published : May 2020

This research study, produced by CGIAR and CCAFS, reviews the literature and provides a technical brief to the African Group of Negotiators Experts Support (AGNES) on the effect of climate change on livestock across the continent up to 2050, highlighting the adaptation needs and options. The report provides a brief description of: i) the different livestock farming classification systems; ii) the key challenges and impact of climate change on livestock and the farming systems; iii) the likely future trends and scenarios; iv) the top adaptation actions that can be taken; and v) their enablers and barriers to uptake.

Authors : Piers Simpkin, Laura Cramer, Polly Ericksen and Philip Thornton

Organizations : CGIAR and CCAFS

Themes : Agriculture & Value chains, Climate change & Adapation, Food security, Livestock & Pastoralism, Resilience, Water

Scale : Regional (West Africa)

Langs : English

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