Climate-smart agriculture investment portfolios in Guyana: a way forward (Synthesis) | Land Portal

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Date of publication: 
janvier 2021
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ISBN / Resource ID: 
LP-CG-20-23-0320
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Guyana is highly exposed to climate extremes with significant flooding risk for coastal regions, and more frequent drought events affecting subsistence agricultural activities in the hinterlands. Future climate scenarios show an increase in climate extremes.
The agriculture sector requires a transformation toward climate-resilient agriculture systems. Gender and social inclusion are of great significance for the successful transformation to climate-resilient farming in Guyana.
For Guyana’s agriculture to become more resilient against climate shocks, the government is focusing on improved water management for drainage and irrigation, creating decentralized infrastructure and services for farmers, and developing improved and innovative market mechanisms to improve farm income and livelihood diversification for smallholders.
A way forward to resilience is to design Climate-Smart Agriculture (CSA) Investment Portfolios. CSA incorporates resilience through adaptation and mitigation measures while ensuring sustainable production and increased farm income.

Auteurs et éditeurs

Author(s), editor(s), contributor(s): 

Navarrete Frías, Carolina , Lizarazo, Miguel , Eitzinger, Anton , Mwongera, Caroline , Sandoval, Danny , Rosales, Judith , Bullen, Pauline , Daggers, Louisa , Benn, Dina , Nanlall, Satesh

Fournisseur de données

CGIAR (CGIAR)

CGIAR is the only worldwide partnership addressing agricultural research for development, whose work contributes to the global effort to tackle poverty, hunger and major nutrition imbalances, and environmental degradation.


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