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T5: Rainfed agriculture Financing climate smart agriculture projects - Introduction / Framing discussion, By Mohammed Karrou, ICARDA, , Land and Water Days in Near East & North Africa, 15-18 December ...

T5: Rainfed agriculture Financing climate smart agriculture projects - Introduction / Framing discussion, By Mohammed Karrou, ICARDA, , Land and Water Days in Near East & North Africa, 15-18 December 2013, Amman, Jordan

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  • Near East & North Africa Land and Water Days T5: Rainfed agriculture Financing climate smart agriculture projects Introduction / Framing discussion Mohammed Karrou, ICARDA 17 December, 2013 Amman, Jordan
  • Challenges in Rainfed areas
  • How to increase agricultural productivity and livelihoods ? • Increase climate resilience of farmer and pastoral commmunities in regions of high rainfall variability to attract investments opportunities  This will be achieved through sterngthening institutional and technical capacity for weather forcasting/early warning and drought/CC adaptation and mitigation View slide
  • Objectives of the workshop • To discuss how to manage increasing uncertainty and risks in predominantly rainfed systems; • To explore options for innovating risk management approaches and financing for increasing the resilience View slide
  • Key questions to be discussed •What are the policies and the institutional components that are needed to encourage climate-smart rainfed agriculture? •How can public-private partnerships established to advance successful supplemental irrigation modality for rainfed agriculture? •How can motivate countries in the NENA region to endorse/adopt climate-smart rainfed agriculture? •What are the conditions/factors that would govern strategies for financing climate smart agriculture within the region? •How similar, or different, are the conditions/factors that would govern strategies for financing climate smart agriculture within the region?
  • Case studies • Morocco case study: Supplemental irrigation ; • MENA case study: Water productivity enhancement; • Iran case study: Improving rainwater productivity with supplemental irrigation at the farm level; • Egypt case study: Sustainable in Northern coastal zone of Egypt.
  • Thank you