West African farmers ‘already adapting to climate change’
SciDev.Net, 25 October 2011

COTONOU, BENIN: African farmers have developed new cultivation techniques and adopted short-season crop varieties using their own experience and observation to adapt to climate change, a workshop in Benin has heard. The workshop was organized by the French Institute for Development Research (IRD) to obtain feedback on current RIPIESCA projects (Interdisciplinary and Participatory Research on Interactions between Climate, Ecosystems and Society in West Africa). Read the article …