Thesis hand-in

28. August 2017 CCAFS, index insurance 4
Thesis hand-in
A week ago I handed in my thesis – my ~140 page, colourful baby filled with graphs and maps. I’ve just about recovered from my diet of tea, pizza and chocolate biscuits. Next Monday the MSc CCAFS class of 2016/2017 will present their theses to an audience of last year’s class, next year’s class, interested ...

Thesis write-up

24. July 2017 CCAFS 3
Thesis write-up
I arrived back in Galway a week ago to finish writing my thesis which is due in 3 weeks. I have been working on finishing my second objective with the help of my supervisors in Cambridge, New York and Galway. Writing up my thesis has involved some coding in R to determine start of season ...

Making climate finance work in agriculture

10. June 2017 CCAFS, climate change 976
This discussion paper was produced as a background document for the 2016 FAO State of Food and Agriculture (SOFA) report. It was produced through desk research and analysis of existing agricultural and climate finance literature. Moreover, qualitative interviews with key experts representing different stakeholder groups in the agriculture, climate, and financial sectors were conducted to ...

CCAFS International Conference – Where is the cutting edge?

18. April 2017 CCAFS, events 0
CCAFS International Conference – Where is the cutting edge?
The NUI Galway Plant & AgriBiosciences Research Centre (PABC) and the global Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS) program will host an international Conference on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security in the National University of Ireland Galway (NUI Galway) on Monday 24th April 2017.   The CCAFS global research programme is a collaboration ...