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Policy into practice

Research Projects

Monitoring the impacts of climate change

Iraqi and Jordanian researchers were recently instructed on the application of GIS technologies – a crucial tool to assist in the monitoring of climate change impacts

Strengthening community resilience

ICARDA recently facilitated a farmer-centered knowledge exchange involving producers from both Jordan and Iraq – part of an on-going initiative to strengthen community resilience to climate change...

Enhancing the resilience of dairy farmers

ICARDA recently facilitated a farmer-centered knowledge exchange involving producers from both Jordan and Iraq – part of an on-going initiative to strengthen community resilience to climate change...

Conservation agriculture: Mitigating the effects of climate change

Conservation agriculture – the practice of not plowing farmland and leaving crop residue in the field for improved soil fertility and water conservation – holds significant potential for the world...

Efforts are made to ensure that Project activities are promulgated at the policy level to effect real change.

Once ‘Living Memory’ workshops are held and surveys completed, meetings for relevant community members, extension officers, researchers, and policy makers will be held to disseminate the results and formulate recommendations for helping local communities to cope with the impacts of climate change.

Plans will then be developed based on these policy recommendations, enabling the community to bring climate change into sharper focus and implement adaptation activities.