Journal Article

Climate-smart agriculture – what is it?

CSA – today, any programme addressing the future viability of agriculture that does not contain this acronym for “Climate-Smart Agriculture” would be quite inconceivable. But what exactly does the term refer to, and in what way does the concept differ from that of sustainable agriculture? Showing examples from Colombia, Niger and India, our author demonstrates what CSA means in practice and explains why the term “agriculture” does not do justice to the broader framing of the context.