This technical document synthesizes the results of a literature review reporting the evidence base of different sustainable land management practices aimed at increasing and stabilizing crop productivity in developing countries. By assessing the impact of adopting sustainable land management practices on the level of food production, this paper highlights the state of knowledge on where synergies between food security and climate change mitigation in croplands are most likely to be found.

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Organization: FAO, CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change, Agriculture, and Food Security

Topics: Agriculture and Food, Land Use Management, Mitigation

Type of material: Analytical-Technical Document

Publication date: 2011

Language: English