The world may still argue about whether or not climate change is for real. But in vast expanses of arid southern Africa, the daily struggle to cope with a changed climate is well under way. may still argue about whether or not climate change is for real.
To get a better sense of how climate change is impacting the wellbeing of people in rural and urban areas of India we spent our early ASSAR months delving into the wide landscape of literature on the topic. Here’s what we learned.
The Watershed Organisation Trust (WOTR) conducted a 3rd stakeholder engagement event on the 21st of December 2015, at the Darewadi Training Centre, with more than 50 representatives from 15 villages in the Sangamner transect.
Arjun Srinivas, a researcher in ASSAR's India team, explains that the challenge for policymakers is to establish a robust policy architecture that is flexible, forward-thinking and enables farmers to adapt to disruptions.
Shortly after the African Drought Conference, held in Namibia in August, the Omusati Region Drought Resilience Consultative Meeting took place, with the aim of offering feedback from the Drought conference.