Knowledge Sharing for Climate Change Adaption


Project kicks off in Kenya

fmannke | 2013-02-21 13:17

22 February 2011

After the German Federal Ministry of Economic Development and Cooperation gave green light for the new project the project “Adapting agriculture to climate change” kicks of these days in Nairobi, Kenya. 

Implemented by the International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT), the partner consortium includes the Kenya’s Meteorological Department as well as its Agricultural Research Institute, the Zimbabwe Meteorological Department, Zimbabwe’s Midland State University and the Hamburg University of Applied Sciences. 

The project will test potential agricultural adaptation strategies for rain-fed agriculture in the semi-arid and dry sub-humid tropics over the next 36 months.