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Climate smart agriculture in the Eastern Caribbean States a compendium of stories from farmers

By: Medina, D [ed.] | Witkowski, K [ed.] | IICA, San José (Costa Rica).
Material type: TextTextPublisher: San José, C.R. IICA 2017Description: 117 p.ISBN: 978-92-9248-689-1.Subject(s): DEVELOPMENT PROJECTS | PROJET DE DEVELOPPEMENT | PROYECTOS DE DESARROLLO | CLIMATIC CHANGE | CHANGEMENT CLIMATIQUE | CAMBIO CLIMATICO | AGRICULTURAL SECTOR | SECTEUR AGRICOLE | SECTOR AGRARIO | PRODUCTIVITY | PRODUCTIVITE | PRODUCTIVIDAD | AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTS | PRODUIT AGRICOLE | PRODUCTOS AGRICOLAS | SUSTAINABILITY | DURABILITE | SOSTENIBILIDAD | ORGANIC AGRICULTURE | AGRICULTURE BIOLOGIQUE | AGRICULTURA ORGANICA | INNOVATION ADOPTION | ADOPTION DE L'INNOVATION | ADOPCION DE INNOVACIONES | COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT | PARTICIPATION COMMUNAUTAIRE | PARTICIPACION COMUNITARIA | DROUGHT | SECHERESSE | SEQUIA | SOLAR DRYING | SECHAGE AU SOLEIL | SECADO AL SOL | HYDROPONICS CULTURE | HYDROPONIQUE | CULTIVO HIDROPONICO | RESILIENCE TO SHOCKS AND CRISES | RESILIENCE AUX CATASTROPHES ET CRISES | RESILIENCIA FRENTE A IMPACTOS Y CRISIS | ALTERNATIVE AGRICULTURE | AGRICULTURE ALTERNATIVE | AGRICULTURA ALTERNATIVA | DIVERSIFICATION | DIVERSIFICATION | DIVERSIFICACION | RENEWABLE ENERGY | ENERGIE RENOUVELABLE | ENERGIA RENOVABLE | CAPACITY BUILDING | DEVELOPPEMENT DES CAPACITES | CREACION DE CAPACIDAD | INTERNATIONAL COOPERATION | COOPERATION INTERNATIONALE | COOPERACION INTERNACIONAL | FOOD SECURITY | SECURITE ALIMENTAIRE | SEGURIDAD ALIMENTARIA | COMPOSTING | COMPOSTAGE | ELABORACION DEL COMPOST | RAIN WATER MANAGEMENT | FRUIT GROWING | CULTURE FRUITIERE | FRUTICULTURA | RISK REDUCTION | REDUCTION DES RISQUES | REDUCCION DE RIESGOS | TRICKLE IRRIGATION | IRRIGATION GOUTTE A GOUTTE | RIEGO POR GOTEO | GREENHOUSES | SERRE | INVERNADEROS | WATER MANAGEMENT | GESTION DES EAUX | ORDENACION DE AGUAS | TILLAGE | TRAVAIL DU SOL | LABRANZA | TERRACE CROPPING | CULTURE EN TERRASSE | CULTIVO EN TERRAZAS | POULTRY | VOLAILLE | AVES DE CORRAL | INFRASTRUCTURE | INFRASTRUCTURE | INFRAESTRUCTURA | CROPS | PLANTE DE CULTURE | CULTIVOS | IRRIGATION SYSTEMS | RESEAU D'IRRIGATION | SISTEMAS DE RIEGO | DRAINAGE SYSTEMS | RESEAU DE DRAINAGE | RED DE DRENAJE | CROP ROTATION | ROTATION CULTURALE | ROTACION DE CULTIVOS | PEST CONTROL | LUTTE ANTIRAVAGEUR | CONTROL DE PLAGAS | GRASSES | GRAMINEE | GRAMINEAS | SHADE TREES | ARBRE D'OMBRAGE | ARBOLES DE SOMBRA | ANTIGUA AND BARBUDA | ANTIGUA ET BARBUDA | ANTIGUA Y BARBUDA | SAINT LUCIA | SAINTE-LUCIE | SANTA LUCIA | GRENADA | GRENADE | GRANADA | DOMINICA | DOMINIQUE | DOMINICA | SAINT VINCENT AND THE GRENADINES | SAINT-VINCENT-ET-GRENADINES | SAN VICENTE Y LAS GRANADINAS | SAINT KITTS AND NEVIS | SAINT-KITTS-ET-NEVIS | SAINT KITTS Y NEVIS | CARIBBEAN | CARAIBES | CARIBE | -- RESILIENCIA DE LA AGRICULTURA | -- CAMBIO CLIMATICO | -- Costa RicaOnline resources: eng Summary: This compendium of experiences highlights some of the early actions that farmers across the region are implementing with success. While the Caribbean still faces signifcant challenges in achieving sustainable agricultural development under the pressure of a changing climate, these stories reflect that there is enough knowledge, innovation and social capital to achieve these goals. The identifcation and evaluation of pilots of climate resilient technologies and practices will help to more quickly boost successful technologies for the beneft of all Caribbean citizens. In sharing these experiences, we recognize and applaud the many actors – and in particular the farmers and organizations supporting them – who are working towards the realization of more resilient agricultural systems that contribute to improving the social, economic, and environmental conditions in local communities.
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This compendium of experiences highlights some of the early actions that farmers across the region are implementing with success. While the Caribbean still faces signifcant challenges in
achieving sustainable agricultural development under the pressure of a changing climate, these stories reflect that there is enough knowledge, innovation and social capital to achieve these goals. The identifcation and evaluation of pilots of climate resilient technologies and practices will help to more quickly boost successful technologies for the beneft of all Caribbean citizens.
In sharing these experiences, we recognize and applaud the many actors – and in particular the farmers and organizations supporting them – who are working towards the realization
of more resilient agricultural systems that contribute to improving the social, economic, and environmental conditions in local communities.

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