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Scaling Climate-Smart Agriculture Resources

Scaling climate-smart agriculture (CSA) has the power to transform food systems, and help farmers mitigate their climate impact and adapt to an increasingly unpredictable climate. This list includes both CCAFS publications focused on practices and techniques to scale CSA as well as methods to overcoming economic and social barriers.

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Theme Publication Title Year
Insurance 10 things to consider for scaling climate-smart agricultural index-based insurances 2019
Building resilience through climate risk insurance: Insights from agricultural research for development 2019
Improving climate risk transfer and management for Climate-Smart Agriculture A review of existing examples of successful index-based insurance for scaling up 2017
Policy Transforming food systems under climate change: Local to global policy as a catalyst for change (and 2-page brief version) 2019
Scaling up innovations in smallholder agriculture: Lessons from the Canadian international food security research fund 2019
Lessons on bridging the science-policy divide for climate change action in developing countries 2018
Facilitating change for climate-smart agriculture through science-policy engagement 2018
Finance Financing the transformation of food systems under a changing climate (and 2-page brief version) 2019
Financial service supply with potential for supporting climate-smart agriculture: Quick scan around the Climate-Smart Village AR4D sites of the CGIARCCAFS Research Program in 20 countries 2018
Priorities Busting the myth that pilots never scale: Unpacking the USAID climate services for resilient development strategy in LAC 2020
Accelerating innovation development and scaling processes for agricultural transformation 2020
Changing diets and transforming food systems (and 2-page brief version)  
Climate-smart agriculture: in need of a theory of scaling 2019
Responding to global change: A theory of change approach to making agricultural research for development outcome based 2017
Practices Adaptation and development pathways for different types of farmers (and 2-page brief version) 2020
The climate-smart village approach: framework of an integrative strategy for scaling up adaptation options in agriculture 2018
Technologies Future technologies and food systems innovation for accelerating progress towards the SDGs: key messages 2019
Insurance Finance Policy Special issue on climate-smart agriculture (CSA) 2017

Practices

Technologies

Scaling up agricultural interventions: Case studies of climate-smart agriculture 2018
Reaching more farmers – innovative approaches to scaling up climate smart agriculture 2015

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Theme Publication Title Year Countries

Practices

Technologies

A compendium of technologies, practices, services and policies for scaling climate smart agriculture in Odisha (India) 2020 India
Integrating Gender into the Climate Smart Village Approach of Scaling Out Adaptation Options in Agriculture 2018 India
Progressing towards climate resilient agriculture; top ten success stories from CCAFS in South Asia 2017 Bangladesh India  Nepal

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Theme Publication Title Year Countries
Priorities The why, what, who and how of scaling agricultural innovations: Key messages from the CCAFS SEA and cross-CRP Scaling Conference, Hanoi 2018 2018 Brunei-Darussalam Cambodia Indonesia Laos Malaysia Myanmar Philippines Thailand Vietnam

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Technologies

Outcomes of CCAFS work in Vietnam 2020 Vietnam
Scaling agricultural innovations –How to manage institutional change? Key messages from the CGIAR++ Scaling Workshop, Hanoi 2018 2019 Cambodia Indonesia Laos Malaysia Myanmar Philippines Thailand Vietnam
Scaling the capacities to adapt to a changing climate: Experiences of the AMIA Climate Resilient Villages, Philippines 2019 Philipines
Scaling climate-smart agriculture in North-central Vietnam 2017 Vietnam

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Theme Publication Title Year Countries
Finance Scaling climate-smart agriculture: Towards co-creating business models in the input supply chains and finance chains 2019 Kenya
Priorities Systemic barriers to scaling private sector driven climate-smart agricultural innovations in East Africa’s potato, sesame and common bean value chains 2019 Kenya Tanzania Uganda

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Technologies

Stories of success: Climate-smart villages in East Africa 2017 Ethiopia Kenya Tanzania Uganda
Evidence-based opportunities for out-scaling climate-smart agriculture in East Africa 2016 Uganda Tanzania

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Policy Science-policy interfaces for sustainable climate-smart agriculture uptake: lessons learnt from national science-policy dialogue platforms in West Africa 2019 Ghana

Practices Technologies

Scaling up climate information services through public-private partnership business models 2019 Ghana

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Theme Publication Title Year Countries
Priorities Climate Smart Coffee in El Salvador 2019 El Salvador
Climate Smart coffee in Guatemala 2019 Guatemala
Climate Smart coffee in Honduras (Annexes) 2018 Honduras

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Technologies

Co-designing climate-smart farming systems with local stakeholders: A methodological framework for achieving large-scale change 2019 Colombia
Prioritization of Climate Smart Practices for Cocoa in Peru: Climate analysis and Cost Benefit Analysis of climate smart practices in cacao production in Peru to evaluate the adaptation and scaling potential 2018 Peru

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