Learning Route: Practical Solutions to Adapt to Climate Change in Production&Post Harvesting Sectors

Adapting to Climate Change in Production and Post Harvesting Sectors: How can farmers cope with the unpredictability of weather patterns?

Climate change is a driver of vulnerability for those people whose livelihood depends directly on natural resources. How can we mitigate these risks? Which ways can farmers use practical solutions to cope with the unpredictability of weather patterns? j From hay making practices to alternatives to rain-fed agriculture through irrigation and the use of shade… Read more »

G. Smith (CIAT)

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Niger: Climate-Smart Agriculture Project to Improve Productivity and Resilience of Niger’s Agriculture Sector

The Niger Climate-Smart Agriculture (CSA) Support project, which is the first World Bank project in Africa designed specifically to deliver climate smart agriculture – namely increased productivity, enhanced resilience and reduced greenhouse gas emissions – is aligned with the Government of Niger’s ‘Nigeriens Nourish Nigeriens’(3N) Initiative. The 3N is Niger’s national strategy to spur sustainable… Read more »

Responding to change: tubular biogas technology

Responding to change: tubular biogas technology

The communal tubular biogas project is an example of a low-cost, climate-smart initiative being undertaken by rural communities in Kenya to build their resilience to climate change. Introduced by the Arid Lands Information Network (ARIN) to local communities, the project helps to build the resilience of communities to climate change through the many social and… Read more »

CARE International

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Community-based adaptation to climate change makes economic sense

By Fiona Percy: CARE International How can communities in developing countries, which are particularly vulnerable to the impacts of climate change, access the resources they need to cope with and build resilience to the climatic threats they face? And how can they successfully plan for and implement community-based adaptation initiatives that deliver positive results? For… Read more »