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Journal of Agriculture ›› 2015, Vol. 5 ›› Issue (9): 117-124.doi: 10.11923/j.issn.2095-4050.cjas15010030

Special Issue: 现代农业发展与乡村振兴 农业工程 农业气象

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Approach and practice of Climate-smart agriculture


  • Received:2015-01-21 Revised:2015-03-04 Accepted:2015-03-24 Online:2015-09-28 Published:2015-09-28

Abstract: [Objective] “Climate-smart agriculture”(CSA) is agriculture that sustainably increases productivity, resilience (adaptation), reduces greenhouse gases (mitigation), and enhances achievement of national food security and adaptability of climate change.[Method]The review introduced the background, definition and approach of CSA, and presented the practice pattern and successful cases in the world. [Result] CSA is a kind of new agricultural development option. For this, necessary transformation should be made in current agricultural system through integrated soil, water, genetic resources and food value chain management. [Conclusion]China needs to promote the development of CSA on the basis of global experiences and its national conditions.