AgMIP at 2018 Adaptation Futures

AgMIP, together with the US Agency for International Development (USAID), is co-hosting Session S154 on Tuesday, June 19, 2018 at 11:30 am in venue 1.64 entitled Improving resilience for food and health in Africa with science.  The session regards the use of climate and weather information for food and health-related decision making in Africa. The goal is to present and discuss with stakeholders the ongoing efforts in this topic to inform future programming. (more…)

Now Available: Impacts Explorer walk-through video

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A walk-through video is now available to provide a new way to learn about the Impacts Explorer tool. The video demonstrates and explains the key elements of the visualization tool and how to navigate and use the 3 level outputs. The video was developed to give a detailed walk-through that can increase the understanding (more…)

2018 Executive Committee Established

The Steering Council Co-Chairs of the Agricultural Model Intercomparison and Improvement Program (AgMIP, www.agmip.org) announce the newly established Executive Committee, and its members. The evolution in leadership from Co-Principal Investigators to an Executive Committee reflects the growing interest in, and impact of, scientific contributions of the AgMIP community through its global network of researchers. (more…)

AgMIP Regional Teams host All-India RAPs conference

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By Nataraja Subash

On May 26th, 2016, a one-day National Level Technical Experts consultation meeting was hosted by the AgMIP South Asia Regional Research Teams (RRTs) from the Indo-Gangetic Basin (IGB) and Southern India (SI). The consultation meeting was held to initiate development of national level Representative Agricultural Pathways (RAPs 4 and RAPs 5) that are narratives and indicators used to project long-term agricultural changes in India. (more…)

Livestock Modelers Meet for Workshop

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From June 13 to 17, livestock modelers from the regional teams of West Africa, Southern Africa, Pakistan, Indo-Gangetic Basin, and Southern India convened at Wageningen University, in Wageningen, Netherlands, for a training workshop. The participants are being trained in the use of LivSim, a livestock production model. (more…)

AgMIP scientists participate in USDA-GEOGLAM workshop

By Greg Reppucci

Last week, the United States Department of Agriculture’s GEO Global Agricultural Modeling (USDA-GEOGLAM) hosted a workshop for scientists in Iowa. The USDA-GEOGLAM is part of an international Global Agricultural Monitoring effort to improve information regarding crop production and supply at the regional, national, and global scales.

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Antle Contributes to Prominent USDA Report

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The United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) “Climate Change, Global Food Security, and the U.S. Food System” report, co-authored by AgMIP principal investigator, John Antle, has officially been downloaded over a half-million times! Since its release it has averaged over 4700 downloads per day by people and organizations across the globe.

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AgMIP at Adaptation Futures

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Adaptation Futures is the biennial conference of the Global Programme of Research on Climate Change Vulnerability, Impacts and Adaptation (PROVIA). It is being held this week in Rotterdam, The Netherlands May 10-13. Several events have been organized of interest to the AgMIP community.

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Side Sessions before and after AgMIP6

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Side sessions will take place on the day before (June 27th) and the day after (July 1st) AgMIP6 at the SupAgro Campus in Montpellier. These side events will be comprised of workshops, training sessions, round tables, and general discussions that have been organized by the side event leaders.

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Experts and Stakeholders attend AgMIP-South India RAPs workshop

By Dakshina Murthy

ICRISAT_IndiaMultidisciplinary experts deliberate the drivers of agricultural pathways for Andhra Pradesh, South India

On 21st April 2016, the first Representative Agricultural Pathways (RAPs) workshop for the state of Andhra Pradesh (AP), India was held at the International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT), in Andhra Pradesh, India, and focused on the development of narratives and indicators for long-term agricultural changes in AP.

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