Asfaw, Solomon

Climate Smart Agriculture

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Table of contents

Part I. Overview and Conceptual Framework

1. Introduction and Overview
Solomon Asfaw, Giacomo Branca

2. A Short History of the Evolution of the Climate Smart Agriculture Approach and Its Links to Climate Change and Sustainable Agriculture Debates
Leslie Lipper, David Zilberman

3. Economics of Climate Smart Agriculture: An Overview
Nancy McCarthy, Leslie Lipper, David Zilberman

4. Innovation in Response to Climate Change
David Zilberman, Leslie Lipper, Nancy McCarthy, Ben Gordon

Part II. Case Studies: Vulnerability Measurements and Assessment

5. Use of Satellite Information on Wetness and Temperature for Crop Yield Prediction and River Resource Planning
Alan Basist, Ariel Dinar, Brian Blankespoor, David Bachiochi, Harold Houba

6. Early Warning Techniques for Local Climate Resilience: Smallholder Rice in Lao PDR
Drew Behnke, Sam Heft-Neal, David Roland-Holst

7. Farmers’ Perceptions of and Adaptations to Climate Change in Southeast Asia: The Case Study from Thailand and Vietnam
Hermann Waibel, Thi Hoa Pahlisch, Marc Völker

8. U.S. Maize Yield Growth and Countervailing Climate Change Impacts
Ariel Ortiz-Bobea

9. Understanding Tradeoffs in the Context of Farm-Scale Impacts: An Application of Decision-Support Tools for Assessing Climate Smart Agriculture
Susan M. Capalbo, Clark Seavert, John M. Antle, Jenna Way, Laurie Houston

Part III. Case Studies: Policy Response to Improving Adaptation and Adaptive Capacity

10. Can Insurance Help Manage Climate Risk and Food Insecurity? Evidence from thePastoral Regions of East Africa
Michael R. Carter, Sarah A. Janzen, Quentin Stoeffler

11. Can Cash Transfer Programmes Promote Household Resilience? Cross-Country Evidence from Sub-Saharan Africa
Solomon Asfaw, Benjamin Davis

12. Input Subsidy Programs and Climate Smart Agriculture: Current Realities and Future Potential
Tom S. Jayne, Nicholas J. Sitko, Nicole M. Mason, David Skole

Part IV. Case Studies: System Level Response to Improving Adaptation and Adaptive Capacity

13. Robust Decision Making for a Climate-Resilient Development of the Agricultural Sector in Nigeria
Valentina Mereu, Monia Santini, Raffaello Cervigni, Benedicte Augeard, Francesco Bosello, E. Scoccimarro, Donatella Spano, Riccardo Valentini

14. Using AgMIP Regional Integrated Assessment Methods to Evaluate Vulnerability, Resilience and Adaptive Capacity for Climate Smart Agricultural Systems
John M. Antle, Sabine Homann-KeeTui, Katrien Descheemaeker, Patricia Masikati, Roberto O. Valdivia

15. Climate Smart Food Supply Chains in Developing Countries in an Era of Rapid Dual Change in Agrifood Systems and the Climate
Thomas Reardon, David Zilberman

16. The Adoption of Climate Smart Agriculture: The Role of Information and Insurance Under Climate Change
Jamie Mullins, Joshua Graff Zivin, Andrea Cattaneo, Adriana Paolantonio, Romina Cavatassi

17. A Qualitative Evaluation of CSA Options in Mixed Crop-Livestock Systems in Developing Countries
Philip K. Thornton, Todd Rosenstock, Wiebke Förch, Christine Lamanna, Patrick Bell, Ben Henderson, Mario Herrero

18. Identifying Strategies to Enhance the Resilience of Smallholder Farming Systems: Evidence from Zambia
Oscar Cacho, Adriana Paolantonio, Giacomo Branca, Romina Cavatassi, Aslihan Arslan, Leslie Lipper

Part V. Case Studies: Farm Level Response to Improving Adaptation and Adaptive Capacity

19. Climate Risk Management through Sustainable Land and Water Management in Sub-Saharan Africa
Ephraim Nkonya, Jawoo Koo, Edward Kato, Timothy Johnson

20. Improving the Resilience of Central Asian Agriculture to Weather Variability and Climate Change
Alisher Mirzabaev

21. Managing Environmental Risk in Presence of Climate Change: The Role of Adaptation in theNile Basin of Ethiopia
Salvatore Falco, Marcella Veronesi

22. Diversification as Part of a CSA Strategy: The Cases of Zambia and Malawi
Aslihan Arslan, Solomon Asfaw, Romina Cavatassi, Leslie Lipper, Nancy McCarthy, Misael Kokwe, George Phiri

23. Economic Analysis of Improved Smallholder Paddy and Maize Production in Northern Viet Nam and Implications for Climate-Smart Agriculture
Giacomo Branca, Aslihan Arslan, Adriana Paolantonio, Romina Cavatassi, Nancy McCarthy, N. VanLinh, Leslie Lipper

Part VI. Policy Synthesis and Conclusion

24. Devising Effective Strategies and Policies for CSA: Insights from a Panel of Global Policy Experts
Patrick Caron, Mahendra Dev, Willis Oluoch-Kosura, Cao Duc Phat, Uma Lele, Pedro Sanchez, Lindiwe Majele Sibanda

25. Conclusion and Policy Implications to “Climate Smart Agriculture: Building Resilience to Climate Change”
David Zilberman

Keywords: Economics, Agricultural Economics, R & D/Technology Policy, Political Economy/Economic Policy

Publication year
Natural Resource Management and Policy
Page amount
18 pages
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