Participatory analysis of vulnerability and adaptation to climate change

Climate change is a reality. In the West African Sahel for example, several global circulation models predict an increase in temperature, a decrease in rainfall and an increase in rainfall variability this century (Buontempo 2010). Sahelian farmers have faced droughts or floods for years and the impacts threaten their livelihoods. Therefore development projects in rural… Read more »


Climate communication for adaptation in Africa

Farmers and pastoralists, as well as policy makers, development and  humanitarian programmes in Africa are searching for the best ways to adapt to the impacts of climate variability and change. Changes in seasonal rainfall patterns and more unpredictable, severe and frequent extreme events like floods and droughts are already being observed, threatening livelihoods in vulnerable… Read more »