Adaptation of climate smart agriculture concept in Kazakhstan, pros and cons

  • Anna Viter 1
  • 1 MSc in Rural Development and Agribusiness, Szent István University, Faculty of Economics and Social Sciences, Gödöllő, Hungary

The main purpose of this research is to see new examples of climate smart farming methods, how they might increase agricultural productivity and to be resilient to climate change. The object of the research is Climate Smart Agriculture holistic concept. The subject of the research is the relationships between farmers and governments of different countries. Food and Agriculture Organization is one of the major objectives to achieve food security and the agricultural sector is a key driver of food security. Having sustainable agricultural growth is necessary for achieving global food security. In order to become resilient to disasters, increase productivity and incomes and contribute to mitigation there is a relatively new holistic concept called Climate Smart Agriculture. Climate Smart Agriculture project is trying to build a model for the kinds of practices, policies and investment proposals and making resources of financing that we need to achieve food security.

Achieving the four dimensions of food security such as availability and access to food; utilization of food for adequate nutrition and food supply stability) needs to be the overall goal of food production and distribution systems in developing countries including Kazakhstan. Multiple components contribute to food security, and adapting food systems to climate change involves a diversity of approaches and resources.

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pp. 120-124