The 12th webinar of the Researchers Meeting in Acarology Group

The 12th webinar of the Researchers Meeting in Acarology Group

Climate Smart Agriculture Approach for Sustainability of Agriculture

The 12th webinar of the Researchers Meeting in Acarology Group on Facebook, through the Zoom technology will be held on Friday, March 26, 2021 at 7:30 Cairo Time. Zakaria Fouad Fawzy Professor – Agriculture and Biological Research Division – National Research Centre, will give a lecture entitled (Climate Smart Agriculture Approach for Sustainability of Agriculture). Climate Smart Agriculture is a production system which or largely excludes the use of synthetically compounded fertilizers, pesticides, growth regulators and livestock feed additives. To the maximum extent feasible, Climate Smart Agriculture systems rely on crop rotations, crop residues, animal manures, and good agriculture practices. Climate-smart agriculture is an approach for transforming and reorienting agricultural systems to support food security under the new realities of climate change. Widespread changes in rainfall and temperature patterns threaten agricultural production and increase the vulnerability of people dependent on agriculture for their livelihoods, which includes most of the world’s poor. Climate change disrupts food markets, posing population-wide risks to food supply. Threats canbe reduced by increasing the adaptive capacity of farmers as well as increasing resilience and resource use efficiency in agricultural production systems. CSA promotes coordinated actions by farmers, researchers, private sector, civil society and policymakers towards climate-resilient pathways through four main action areas: (A) building evidence; (B) increasing local institutional effectiveness; (C) fostering coherence between climate and agricultural policies; and (D) linking climate and agricultural financing. Climate Smart Agriculture differs from ‘business-as-usual’ approaches by emphasizing the capacity to implement flexible, context-specific solutions, supported by innovative policy and financing actions. To conclude, Climate Smart Agriculture is a productive agro-ecosystem this might be very resilient and adaptive to climate change scenarios. Key Words: Climate Smart Agriculture– Sustainable of Agriculture.

Organizer: Prof. Hany Elkawas, Chief Researcher, Plant Protection Research Institute and founder of the group Researchers Meeting in Acarology on Facebook, Egypt

Link of group : https://www.facebook.com/groups/Acarolog