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Food Security and Climate Change
Food Security and Climate Change

CARE International recognises that climate change is a huge threat to achieving poverty reduction. The impacts of climate change are destroying livelihoods and increasing financial, political, social and environmental inequities.

As one of the first organisations to develop a community based approach to climate adaptation, CARE helps poor and marginalised communities adapt to their already changing weather patterns and to prepare for inevitable but sometimes unpredictable changes.

CARE International UK pays special attention to the consequences that climate shocks and stresses have on food and nutrition security, particularly amongst women. CARE International facilitates the Poverty, Environment and Climate Change network and undertakes national and international advocacy to secure greater climate justice for poor people.


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More Equal - More Resilient: Why CARE International is making gender equality and women’s empowerment a priority for community-based adaptation
"CARE is working to help people and communities in developing countries better adapt and become m ...
Humanitarian Implications of Climate Change - Mapping emerging trends and risk hotspots
Human-induced climate change is modifying patterns of extreme weather, including floods, cyclones ...
The Adaptation Coalition Toolkit Building Community Resilience to Climate Change
The Adaptation Coalition Toolkit was developed to promote the World Bank’s strategic priority t ...
Building Community Resilience to Climate Change Testing the Adaptation Coalition Framework in Latin America
Climate change impacts involve three defining features that are not always a part of other develo ...
Draft Principles and Guidelines for Integrating Ecosystem-based Approaches to Adaptation in Project and Policy Design
Human and natural systems are influenced by climate variability and hazards, though the negative ...


Featured Food Security Projects

  • Food Security in Timor Leste

    Food Security in Timor Leste

    HAN is a three year project aimed at improving the food security status of 3000 households the poorest and most vulnerable populations in Bobonaro, Ermera and Liquicia districts. This project draws from previous experiences, lessons and success of the Local Initiatives for Food Security Transformation project also funded by the EC.

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  • Integrated Soil - Water Conservation and Livestock Management in Zimbabwe

    Integrated Soil - Water Conservation and Livestock Management in Zimbabwe

    CARE’s Agriculture and Natural Resources team were asked to develop a proposal for environmental management to improve soil and water conservation in the Runde River catchment, to the larger objective to improve sugar cane production.

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  • Building community resilience to Climate Change in Malawi

    Building community resilience to Climate Change in Malawi

    This project is focuses on building the capacity of communities to be able to respond to and protect from the impact of climate change through increasing their resilience to climate shocks.

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