Chapter 4 Climate-Smart Agriculture Options In Mixed Crop-Livestock Systems In Africa South Of The Sahara

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AUTHOR

Philip K. Thornton, Todd Rosenstock, Christine Lamanna, Patrick Bell, Wiebke Förch, Benjamin Henderson, and Mario Herrero

SERIES NAME

ReSAKSS Annual Trends and Outlook Report

YEAR

2017

ABSTRACT

Mixed crop-livestock systems, in which crops and livestock are raised on the same farm, are the backbone of smallholder production in most of Africa south of the Sahara. They have considerable potential for increasing agricultural production for food security, helping farmers adapt to a changing climate, and providing mitigation benefits.

PUBLISHER

International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), Washington DC, USA

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