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Early Warning Systems for Improving Food Security in East and Southern Africa (English)

Early warning systems enable more proactive, less reactive responses which are well tailored for local conditions. The practical information generated by reliable hydromet monitoring and effective forecasting, which underpins early warning systems, is a public good with which governments and their partners can protect the productivity of agricultural livelihoods and food security among both producers and consumers. ... See More +

Working Paper 136127 APR 01, 2019

Braimoh,Ademola; Manyena,Siambabala Bernard; Suwa,Makoto; Obuya,Grace Anyango; Larson,Gunnar Disclosed

Improving Food Security Early Warning Systems for East and Southern Africa (English)

An assessment of food security early warning systems (EWSs) was conducted to improve food security and resilience in East and Southern Africa (ESA). ... See More +

Brief 130911 OCT 15, 2018

Braimoh,Ademola; Manyena,Bernard; Suwa,Makoto; Obuya,Grace Anyango; Morales,Xenia Zia Disclosed

Scaling Up Climate-Smart Agriculture through the Africa Climate Business Plan (English)

Scaling up climate-smart agriculture in Africa is vital to ending hunger and boosting shared prosperity on the continent. The Africa Climate Business Plan (ACBP) launched at the twenty-first Conference of Parties (COP21) in Paris is an important step toward addressing the interlinked challenges of food security and climate change. ... See More +

Working Paper 130849 OCT 01, 2018

Braimoh,Ademola; Zhao,Yuxuan; Cooke,Sanjiva; Obuya,Grace Anyango Disclosed

Increasing agricultural resilience through better risk management in Zambia (English)

A proper understanding of the risks faced by the agricultural sector and effective strategies to manage those risks is vital to creating a diversified and resilient economy for sustained growth and economic transformation. ... See More +

125784 APR 01, 2018

Braimoh,Ademola; Mwanakasale,Alex; Chapoto,Antony; Rubaiza,Rhoda; Chisanga,Brian; Mubanga,Ngao; Samboko,Paul; Hoglund Giertz,Asa Margareta G.; Obuya,Grace Anyango Disclosed

Assessment of food security early warning systems for East and Southern Africa (English)

The risk of the El Niño-induced food insecurity in southern Africa in 2016; the recent risk of famine in northern Kenya, Somalia, Ethiopia, and South Sudan; and the recent outbreak of the fall armyworm (FAW) in East and Southern Africa (ESA) all demonstrate that responses are still largely reactive than proactive. ... See More +

Working Paper 122857 JAN 01, 2018

Braimoh,Ademola; Manyena,Bernard; Obuya,Grace Anyango; Muraya,Francis M. Disclosed

Climate smart agriculture : successes in Africa (French)

Africa is home to more than 225 million under nourished people. Farm families in Africa and other parts of the world are already over represented among the poor. ... See More +

Working Paper 119228 NOV 01, 2016

Hou,Xiaoyue; Morales,Xenia Zia; Obuya,Grace Anyango; Bobo,Dasan; Braimoh,Ademola Disclosed

Climate smart agriculture : successes in Africa (English)

Africa is home to more than 225 million under nourished people. Farm families in Africa and other parts of the world are already over represented among the poor. ... See More +

Working Paper 119228 NOV 01, 2016

Hou,Xiaoyue; Morales,Xenia Zia; Obuya,Grace Anyango; Bobo,Dasan; Braimoh,Ademola Disclosed

Climate information services providers in Kenya (English)

Agriculture is a major driver of the Kenyan economy, contributing 54 percent to the national gross domestic product (GDP) and accounting for 65 percent of total export earnings. ... See More +

Working Paper 103186 FEB 01, 2016

Ngari,Francis Maina; Obuya,Grace Anyango; Hou,Xiaoyue; Larson,Gunnar; Braimoh,Ademola Disclosed