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Presentation by Mei Xie, Ph.D working for the World Bank - Climate Change Group. Presented during a pre - SBSTA meeting on CSA Alliance: Building Climate Change Resilience in Africa held on 30th May ...

Presentation by Mei Xie, Ph.D working for the World Bank - Climate Change Group. Presented during a pre - SBSTA meeting on CSA Alliance: Building Climate Change Resilience in Africa held on 30th May 2014 in Bonn, Germany http://ccafs.cgiar.org/csa-alliance-building-climate-change-resilience-africa#.U42GUihCCTs

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    Towards Climate-smart agriculture  -  Stories from Ethiopia Towards Climate-smart agriculture - Stories from Ethiopia Presentation Transcript

    • Towards Climate-smart agriculture Mei Xie, Ph.D Climate Change Group World Bank Stories from Ethiopia
    • Oromia Amhara Tigray Ethiopia is transforming its landscape through Sustainable Land Management and Climate-smart agriculture
    • Area closure Soil bunds Micro-basins Soil bunds Oromia Photo: Mei Xie
    • community mobilization in Oromia
    • Photo: Mei Xie - increase water infiltration - help stabilize soils - add “carbon”, sequestration
    • Before: Free grazing
    • Animals are under controlled grazing, Photo: Mei Xie Now: “Cut & Carry” Photo: MehariPhoto: Mei Xie
    • “animal fattening” program “Cut & Carry” + Community managed “area closure” Photo: Mehari Photo: Mei Xie Photo: Mehari
    • Tigray Photo: Mei Xie Photo: Mehari, SLM
    • Treating degraded gullies Before After Photo: GIZ
    • Photo: Mei Xie 15 million ha by conversation measures 10 million ha restored degraded land
    • 10/13/2011 mezgebe 125
    • Photo: Mei Xie
    • Fish pond Tomato, Onion Banana, chiliPhoto: Mei Xie
    • Apple seedlings Manure management /compost Intercropping
    • Photo: GIZ Higher Productivity Health Ecosystem Reduced GHG impact Resilience to Climate change Sustainable Landscape