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Land Tenurial System Influence among Smallholder Farmers’ Climate Smart Agriculture Technologies Adoption, Sub-Sahara Africa: A Review Paper

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Petros Chavula1,*, Benson Turyasingura2

1Africa Center of Excellence for Climate Smart Agriculture and Biodiversity Conservation, and Management, P. O. Box 138, Haramaya, Oromia Region, Ethiopia. 

2Department of Climate-Smart Agriculture, College of Agriculture, Haramaya University, Haramaya, Oromia Region, Ethiopia.

*Corresponding author: Petros Chavula


Climate variability and extremes are very a great deal affecting lives in Sub-Saharan Africa. Nevertheless, where people are poor and vulnerable like in this region, these factors can add greatly to the hardship of their lives. Over the years, climate versions and climate change are amongst the challenges the world face together with Sub-Sahara Africa nations. Climate-smart agriculture technologies provide efficient answers (i.e. increased productivity more advantageous family income, resilience and decreased greenhouse gasoline emissions). Small-holder farmers are the primary and secondary pillars of the agricultural sectors’, especially in low-income countries. Therefore, their involvement in climate change mitigation and adaption moves is imperative. Climate-smart agriculture applied sciences are looking for a manageable and greater secure earnings sustainability. This study aims to provide an overview of how the land tenure system affects climate-smart agriculture technologies adoption in Sub-Sahara Africa countries. Based on findings from selected articles, socioeconomic factors (e.g. access to credit, poor extension services, and inputs) and institutional factors (e.g. land tenure system, land scarcity) are major challenges to climate-smart agriculture technologies adoption, the major message is site-specific due to heterogeneity of smallholder farmers. Furthermore, it is worth mentioning land-use security is a critical factor of climate-smart technologies adoption among smallholder farmers. Full-time farming is a commitment that positively beautifies the adoption of climate clever agriculture mainly if the land is tightly closed and some practices take greater than one year to comprehend advantages (i.e. to achieve economic and environmental benefits).


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Land Tenurial System Influence among Smallholder Farmers’ Climate Smart Agriculture Technologies Adoption, Sub-Sahara Africa: A Review Paper

How to cite this paper: Petros Chavula, Benson Turyasingura. (2022) Land Tenurial System Influence among Smallholder Farmers’ Climate Smart Agriculture Technologies Adoption, Sub-Sahara Africa: A Review Paper. International Journal of Food Science and Agriculture6(1), 8-16.

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.26855/ijfsa.2022.03.003

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