Knowledge Sharing for Climate Change Adaption

New manual helps Africa's Muslim farmers tackle climate change

New manual helps Africa's Muslim farmers tackle climate change

Associated Organization: Alliance of Religions and Conservation (ARC)

Muslims in sub-Saharan Africa, who farm some of the least fertile land on the continent, have developed a training manual to encourage more sustainable farming practices among millions of African Muslims facing a threat to their food security from climate change.

The manual explains the practical aspects of conservation agriculture, which aims to achieve profits for farmers and sustained levels of production while conserving the environment.

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Themes: Agriculture, fisheries and food security, Climate Science, Poverty and vulnerability

Regions: East Africa

Countries: Kenya

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