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Can the sub-Saharan African food system be climate-smart and nutrition-sensitive?

By Professor Caroline Orfila, School of Food Science and Nutrition & Global Food and Environment Institute, University of Leeds Can the African Food System be both climate-smart and nutrition-sensitive? This is a question that I have been researching over the last few years as part of the GCRF-AFRICAP project. I have been fortunate to work …

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How conservation agriculture helps African farmers combat climate change

By Professor Andy Dougill (@AndyDougill), Professor of Environmental Sustainability and Executive Dean of the Faculty of Environment, University of Leeds Can conservation agriculture (CA) help farmers in sub-Saharan Africa build resilience to the problem of climate change? Professor Andy Dougill believes it is possible, but that more co­ordinated planning and coherent policy support across sectors …

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