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Missing – the forgotten women in India’s climate plans

Summary

This new film, directed by Krishnendu Bose and commissioned by CDKN, follows the Nahi women in their daily fight against climate change impacts. It shows how...

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CBA and resilience-building in Ethiopia

Beleta Hode has been involved in the GRAD programme for 10 months. “Since taking part in GRAD my family is healthier, I bring value to my household and I share my learning...

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Participatory scenario planning in Kenya

This case study introduces and reflects on the use of Participatory Scenario Planning (PSP) in Garissa, Kenya.

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Farmer field schools in Mozambique

Harvesting beans at the conservation agriculture demonstration plot, Vilankulos, Mozambique. © Faith Amon / CARE

Eighty percent of Mozambique’s smallholders depend on...

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Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation ACP-EU (CTA)

The Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation (CTA) is a joint international institution of the African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) Group of States and the European Union (EU).

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Transforming Gender Relations in Agriculture in Sub-Saharan Africa

This book distills lessons learned about integrating gender equality into agricultural development initiatives in Africa, with case studies of efforts at all levels.

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Zimbabwe

Coping with Drought and Climate Change in Zimbabwe

This project aimed to enhance the capacity of local people engaged in agriculture to adapt to climate variability and change through the demonstration of a range of gender-sensitive approaches. 

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Senegal

Adaptation and Mitigation through “produced environment” at the rural community of Sebikotane in Senegal

ENDA SYSPRO had partnered with development researchers to implement a new farming system labeled ‘produced environment’ in the rural community of Sebikotane, Senegal.

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Men and women farmers face contrasting realities

The Working Paper How resilient are farming households, communities, men and women to a changing climate in Africa? shows how men and women farmers are facing contrasting realities.

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University of Agriculture, Faisalabad

The University of Agriculture, Faisalabad (or UAF)جامعہ زرعيه فيصل آباد, originally the Punjab Agricultural College and Research Institute, is a university in the city of Faisalabad, Punjab, Pakist

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Scaling up climate services in Tanzania

A new workshop method brings together climate forecasters and national policy-makers to dialogue, build common ground and agree on a national framework for climate services to get to millions of...

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Participatory training for farmers

Does climate information matter?

Does climate information matter? An innovative tool to measure the value of climate services for farmers

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Mali NEEDS climate change project

Farmland in Mali © cap.org.za

National Development Plans and Priorities in the context of Climate Change

Mali’s economy is dependent upon the country’s natural...

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Adaptation options for S. African agriculture

Agriculture in South Africa. Image:© Creative Commons World Bank Image

Executive Summary

This paper is part of a study of eleven African countries, Regional Climate...

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Saving water and energy with an efficient irrigation system

Poovula Doruvu's sprinkling system

Poovula Doruvu is a village of 550 people located only 1 km from the coastline of the Bay of Bengal in Andhra Pradesh. The...

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Drainage and irrigation channel renovation with assessment of piped water

Thangal Perumpulem's renovated drainage and irrigation channel

Thangal Perumpulem, a village 1 km away from the coast of the Bay of Bengal in Tamil Nadu, had an...

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Flood protection through a wing-wall river bund

Kaduvetti's wing-wall river bund

Kaduvetti, a village located 2.5 km from the shore of the Bay of Bengal in Tamil Nadu and home to 52 families, is severely affected...

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Preventing flooding through bund strengthening and shutter construction

Kumarakudi's strengthened bund protecting arable land

The coastal village of Kumarakudi in Tamil Nadu with its 2,000 inhabitants is located 3km from the seashore on...

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Flood protection through a backwater river bund

Nadupalayam's backwater river bund protecting people and land

The village of Nadupalayam is located 2 km from the shore of the Bay of Bengal in...

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HPC

Farmer to farmer video at the Himalayan Permaculture Centre - Photostory

The Himalayan Permaculture Centre (HPC) works to support people in ten rural villages by promoting no-or-low cost, locally appropriate techniques that have the potential to improve livelihoods.

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Building coastal resilience in Thong Tom Yai, Thailand

Summary of Adaptation Challenge

Thong Tom Yai Community is located in Thong Tom Bay in Tambon Dan Sawi, in Chumphon province in the South of Thailand. The main sources of income in Thong...

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Building coastal resilience in Tambon Klong Yang

Source: Raks Thai Foundation

Summary of Adaptation Challenge

Tambon Koh Klong Yang is located in the north of Koh Lanta district. Climate change intensifies weather...

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Rain water harvesting through a bund-protected pond

The people in the village of Chinnakaramedu have been facing water stress which is predicted to become worse, aggravated by climate change. Salt water intrusions have...

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Adaptation Project Formulation for Sudan

A local farmer harvests Sorghum in Sudan. Photo: UN Photo/ Fred Noy

Project description

SEI is assisting the Sudanese Higher Council for Environment and Natural...

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