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Climate variability has a strong global impact on the extent and productivity of both irrigated and rain-fed agriculture and is considered a major challenge for meeting food and nutrition security. The Mediterranean and the arid areas of Sub-Saharan Africa are significantly affected by climate change, leading to increased exposure to uncertainty and production risks. These regions are already particularly affected by water stress, erratic rainfall levels, salinity, and rising sea levels. The rising temperatures are translated into increased water demand from the agriculture sectors. This requires improving the productivity of the agricultural system via Climate-Smart Farm Practices (CSFPs) using the principle of soil and water conservation when introducing new crops that are tolerant to drought and salinity stress in these systems and managing and valorising the vegetative and animal residues, particularly the residues from large ruminates given that these animals are the primary sources of emissions. 

This project proposes high socio-economic and environmental benefits, including reduced GHGs, diversified incomes and generated additional job opportunities. Moreover, this projects’ partnerships aim to improve livelihoods beyond the benefits of reduced GHG emissions and groundwater contamination by increasing revenues for farmers from the sale of vermicompost and livestock production 

Follow the link for further infrormation: Towards resilient and sustainable integrated agro-ecosystems through appropriate climate-smart farming practices (Entstehung von widerstandsfähigen und nachhaltigen integrierten Agrarökosystemen durch geeignete klimaintelligente Anbaumethoden) | IAMO

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TRUSTFARM members in France

22 May 2024

The fifth TRUSTFARM management meeting in France

The fifth TRUSTFARM management meeting was held from May 22 to 24, 2024, at Joint Research Unit SELMET: Tropical and Mediterranean Animal Production Systems in Montpellier, France. This successful three-day event featured a full and engaging agenda:

  • 1st Day: Team introductions, project overview, six partner presentations, and an overview of the Moroccan, Senegalese, Italian, French, and Egyptian case studies.
  • 2nd Day: Discussions on dissemination and outreach, upcoming activities, deadlines,…

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TRUSTFARM members in Italy

10 July 2023

The fourth TRUSTFARM management meeting in Italy

The fourth TRUSTFARM management meeting took place from July 10 to 12, 2023, at the University of Bari Aldo Moro in Italy.The successful three-day meeting featured a full agenda:

  • 1st day: introductions to the team, project overview, seven presentations from partners, and an overview of the Moroccan, Senegalese, Italian, French, and Egyptian case studies.
  • 2nd day: Discussions of the results observed in each case study…

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Presentation of the Conference

09 May 2023

Morocco Conference Paves the Way for Green Economy and Sustainable Development

Trustfarm Project Coordinator Connects with Key Stakeholders, Showcases Remarkable Outcomes. The recent conference on "The development model based on the green economy," held under the theme "Towards a green and resilient economy for sustainable development in Morocco," has proven to be a catalyst…

The conference, which took place from May 9th to 13th, 2023, served as a vital platform to showcase and disseminate project activities centered around the Green Economy in Morocco. The Trustfarm project coordinator seized the opportunity to connect…

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