The FAO project “Climate Smart Agriculture: capturing the synergies among mitigation, adaptation and food security” aims to strengthen the technical, policy and investment capacities of its three partner countries – Malawi, Vietnam and Zambia at a national level, which will enable sustainable increases in agricultural productivity.

The partner countries have benefited from the project”s capacity building activities which include:

  • Support to MS and PhD students at leading universities to strengthen linkages between research and policy decision-making
  • A Climate Smart Agriculture training manual for training of extension workers
  • Support to the attendance by Ministry of Agriculture staff at the negotiations of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) to increase awareness of climate change issues within Agriculture Ministries, while strengthening the size and competencies of national delegations to UNFCCC sessions.

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