Browse by Theme: Resilience

This qualitative study aims to gain an understanding of the ability of different individuals in two study sites in northern Kenya and two in southern Ethiopia to cope with or adapt to the risks that they are confronted with, without compromising their long-term prospects; and to examine the extent to which the Regional Resilience Enhancement Against Drought (RREAD) programme implemented by CARE Kenya and CARE Ethiopia has supported this ability.

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Involving communities in building climate resilience in Burkina Faso, Mali and Niger

This report provides a brief overview of the learning from participatory climate vulnerability and capacity analysis (CVCA) processes conducted in Burkina Faso, Mali and Niger, and summarises the lessons for climate resilience programming in the Sahel and beyond.

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This report puts participatory scenario planning (PSP - a multi-stakeholder platform for making seasonal climate forecasts useful) into the broader context of climate communication. The report will be particularly useful to new users and intermediaries interested in integrating climate information into adaptation, resilience, disaster risk reduction (DRR), early warning, agriculture and other sector-based development programmes and related work.

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This report outlines the practical lessons learned by CARE about Community-Based Adaptation (CBA) to climate change, and explores how elements of the approach are evolving and being integrated into other development sectors.

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This short briefing paper demonstrates how community based adaptation is an invaluable and essential component of the vision for resilience across Africa.

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Participants from 12 West African countries confirmed the urgent need for community based adaptation to respond to the adverse effects of climate change at a West Africa Learning Event in Cotonou, 3-6th September 2013. Seventy two participants from a diverse range of 36 NGO and research organisations, and 14 government organisations shared and reflected on their experiences, successes, challenges, opportunities, questions and future perspectives across the region.

This communiqué is the collective product of these deliberations conveying strong messages on the crucial need to develop effective adaptation practice and policies to secure livelihoods and realise resilient development and economic growth in the face of an uncertain and changing climate.

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