Impact of climate change on agriculture and food crops: Options for climate smart agriculture and local adaptation in East Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia

In this paper authors identify some of the innovation in water use efficiency and water management at crop levels such as mulching, water diversification measures and agro-forestry system being exercised by a few successful farmers. They propose some of the interventions such as dripping irrigation for (mainly for cash crops) agriculture, rainwater harvesting, identification (and re-introduction) of some drought resistant crop varieties, building a sustainable local seed systems, participatory breeding, livestock adaptation measures and improvement of existing agroforestry as well as knowledge management.


Author 
Jonatan A. Lassa, et al.
Type 
working paper
Organization 
IRGSC
Year 
2014
Country 
Indonesia

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