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Learning Event No 8, Session 2, ARDD 2011: How can mitigation funding benefit smallholders’ food security and build climate resilience?

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How can mitigation funding benefit smallholders’ food security and build climate resilience? Presentation by Olivia Taghioff.

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Learning Event No 8, Session 2, ARDD 2011: How can mitigation funding benefit smallholders’ food security and build climate resilience?

  1. 1. How can mitigation funding benefit smallholders’ food security and build climate resilience? Olivia Taghioff
  2. 2. Evidence of impact1. The yields of Kenya Agricultural Carbon Project farmers have increased by 15-30%.2. The adoption rate of Sustainable Agricultural Land Management (SALM) is high, 1000 farmer groups and about 20,000 farmers since 20093. SALM practices are effective in terms of mitigation, as evidenced by the VCS approval
  3. 3. Going to scale1. Combining multiple finance streams, public and private, to achieve food security, adaptation and mitigation objectives2. Effective national extension services3. Better organisation of farmers, from village cooperatives to the national level

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