All articles for the topic: adaptation to drought

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Promoting climate resilient value chains

The case study shows that there is a huge opportunity to promote food security and economic development for poor communities by supporting them in embracing climate resilient agriculture.

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Drought and its interactions in East Africa

Research being undertaken by ASSAR's East Africa team is underlining the interconnected nature of environmental and social dynamics in semi-arid regions. Read more about it in this detailed report.

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Ethiopia drought adaptation

This blog describes UNDP's experiences in Ethiopia as it faces its worst drought in 50 years and underlies the critical role that climate adaptation efforts play in sustaining livelihoods.

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Farmers assess climate change technologies in Tanzania

Report of a community assessment exploring the takeup, effectiveness, gender benefit, and affordability of technologies introduced in a climate change adaptation project in Tanzania.

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Sri Lanka’s Serupitiya village adapts to climate change

Climate change impacts Sri Lanka’s high agro-ecological diversity, threatening agriculture:  a dominant economic sector and the source of livelihoods for many communities.  

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Mainstreaming the Use of Climate Data by Smallholder Farmers in Zimbabwe

Climate change in Zimbabwe is reinforcing a negative seasonal cycle of increasing vulnerability - but use of climate information by small-holder farmers has been limited.

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Prioritizing Investments in Climate-Smart Agriculture in Guatemala

This poster is one of the posters featured at the 9th International Conference on Community-Based Adaptation (CBA9) which took place in Nairobi, Kenya, from April 24-30 2015.

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Vulnerability and Adaptation to Climate Change in the Semi-Arid Regions of West Africa

Home to hundreds of millions of people, the semi-arid regions of Africa and Asia are particularly vulnerable to climate-related impacts and risks. 

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Vulnerability and Adaptation to Climate Change in the Semi-Arid Regions of East Africa

Home to hundreds of millions of people, the semi-arid regions of Africa and Asia are particularly vulnerable to climate-related impacts and risks. 

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CARIAA

The Collaborative Adaptation Research Initiative in Africa and Asia (CARIAA) aims to build the resilience of vulnerable populations and their livelihoods in three climate change hot spots.

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