Division of Environment and Natural Resources
End: may 2017
Start: sep 2012
|Start - end date||01.09.2012 - 15.05.2017|
|Project manager||Sekhar Udaya Nagothu|
|Division||Division of Environment and Natural Resources|
|Department||Hydrology and Water Environment|
|Partners||Project partners include the Norwegian Institute of Bioeconomy Research (NIBIO), the International Water Management Institute (IWMI), the M.S. Swaminathan Research Foundation, the Water and Land Management and Training Institute (WALAMTARI), Tamil Nadu Agricultural University (TNAU) and the Irrigation Management and Training Institute (IMTI).|
|Funding source||The Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Norway, through the Royal Norwegian Embassy, New Delhi.|
Climate-smart agriculture to ensure a food secure future
Thanks to the ClimaAdapt project, 90,000 Indian smallholders now have access to extensive knowledge on how they can adapt their agricultural practise to a changing climate.
Empowering smallholders and ensuring food security
Last week, ClimaAdapt held its final international conference on climate change and adaptation in India.
Innovative platforms for knowledge sharing in India
Sharing information through digital platforms and local knowledge hubs have proved an effective way of transferring knowledge on climate adaptation practices and agricultural related expertise to rural communities in India, as part of NIBIO’s ClimaAdapt project.
Klimaforskning i India: 40 % mindre vann, 25 % mer mat
Ja, det nytter: Med veiledning fra norske forskere skal indiske småbønder tåle klimatruslene bedre. Samtidig produserer de mer mat.
Acclaim for ClimaAdapt
ClimaAdapt has been highlighted as a success story demonstrating how scientists and community leaders can work together using science to make a local impact, by the Thriving Earth Exchange programme.
Feeding a growing population
Adaptation to climate change will be the most important task in order to secure enough food for a growing global population. If we are to succeed in this challenge, our main focus and starting point should be the farmers.
New book showcasing studies on climate adaptation in agriculture from around the world
A new, leading-edge book is demonstrating how resilient food systems are developed using Climate Smart Agriculture, agroecology and conservation agriculture to address climate change in different regions of the world.