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Advances that can make a difference

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by Jon Hellin, International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT). Presented at seminar on Insuring the future of farmers under climate change. London, UK. 28 January 2015. Learn More: http://ccafs.cgiar.org/weather-index-based-insurance

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Advances that can make a difference

  1. 1. Advances  that  can  make  a   difference     Jon  Hellin   Interna6onal  Maize  and  Wheat  Improvement  Center  (CIMMYT)      Insuring  the  Future  of  Farmers  under  Climate  Change   28  February  2015,  London  
  2. 2. Climate  change  and  challenge  of   increasing  agricultural  produc6vity   •  Land  degrada6on   •  Threat  of  climate  change   •  Climate  smart  agriculture   •  Farmer  adop6on  of   technologies   •  Crop  (index)  insurance  
  3. 3. Importance  of  agricultural  research  –   drought  tolerant  maize  varie6es   OPV   Countries   ZM309   ZW,  MW,  SZ   ZM401   ZW,  TZ  (Tan250)   ZM423   AO,  ZA,  ZM,  ZW   ZM523   MW,  ZA,  ZW   ZM623   CD,  LS,  MW,  TZ,  ZW   ZM625   ZM  (Kamano)   ZM721   CD,  TZ  (Tan254),  ZM   WS103   KE   Melkassa  4   ET   KDV1   KE  (Dryland)   KDV4   KE  (Dryland)   KDV6   KE  (Dryland)   Hybrid   Countries   PAN53   ZW,  MW,  ZM,  GH,  ZA,  SZ   Longe  H7   UG   MH26   MW   WH403   KE   WH504   KE   Pris601   ZW   CAP9001   SZ,  ZA,  MW   TAN  H600   TZ   KAM601   ZM   PGS61   ZW,  ZM   WH502   KE   ZMS402   ZM   ZMS737   ZM  

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