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Agriculture, livestock, fisheries

Mixed farming © ClimateTechWiki and respective owners

Mixed farming is an agricultural system in which a farmer conducts different agricultural practice together, such as cash crops and livestock. The aim is to increase income through different...

Rainwater harvesting © ClimateTechWiki and respective owners

Rainfall can provide some of the cleanest naturally occurring water that is available. There is considerable scope for the collection of rainwater when it falls, before huge losses occur due to...

Seasonal to Interannual Prediction © ClimateTechWiki and respective owners

This technology allows for a forecast of weather conditions for a period of three to six months ahead. Seasonal forecasts are based on existing climate data; in particular, on sea surface...

Seed and Grain Storage Grain storage (source: http://www.freefoto.com/preview/07-58-1/Grain-Silo)

Seed security is key to the attainment of household food security among resource poor farmers in developing countries (Wambugu et al, 2009). Good storage helps ensure household and...

Seed and grain storage © ClimateTechWiki and respective owners

Seed security is key to the attainment of household food security among resource poor farmers in developing countries (Wambugu et al, 2009). Good storage helps ensure household and community food...

Selective breeding via controlled mating © ClimateTechWiki and respective owners

Genetic make-up influences fitness and adaptation and determines an animal’s tolerance to shocks such as temperature extremes, drought, flooding, pests and diseases.

Slow-forming terraces © ClimateTechWiki and respective owners

A terrace is a levelled surface used in farming to cultivate sloping, hilly or mountainous terrain. They can be used on relatively flat land in cases where soil and climate conditions are...

Sprinkler irrigation © ClimateTechWiki and respective owners

Systems of pressurised irrigation, sprinkler or drip, can improve water efficiency and contribute substantially to improved food production.

Water user groups © ClimateTechWiki and respective owners

A Water User Association (WUA) is an organisation for water management made up of a group of small and large-scale water users, such as irrigators, who pool their financial, technical, material,...

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