Community-based adaptation in Niger, Mozambique, Kenya and Ghana – Joto Africa publication

February 18th, 2013 | Source: Jo Barrett/CARE

Joto_Africa_11New Joto Afrika publication from CARE’s Adaptation Learning Programme (community-based adaptation in Niger, Mozambique, Kenya and Ghana)

CARE’s climate change Adaptation Learning Programme for Africa (ALP) has recently contributed to a special edition of Joto Afrika magazine, highlighting experiences of ALP’s work on community-based adaptation to climate change in Mozambique, Ghana, Kenya and Niger.

Joto Afrika special issue 11: Community Based Adaptation – Experiences from Africa
Joto Afrika is a series of printed briefings and online resources about adapting to climate change in sub-Saharan Africa, published by ALIN in East Africa. The series helps adaptation practitioners and policy-makers understand the issues, constraints and opportunities that poor people face in adapting to climate change and escaping poverty in a practical way.

This special issue looks at the experiences of communities who are adapting to a changing climate in Mozambique, Kenya, Niger and Ghana and considers a range of new and innovative approaches. Developed as part of CARE’s Adaptation Learning Programme for Africa, these include farmer field schools in Mozambique, community adaptation action planning in Niger, the role of community monitors in adaptation in Ghana and Participatory Scenario Planning in Kenya. Adaptive capacity – key to successful adaptation – is reflected through a selection of women’s voices on vulnerability, resilience and climate change.

Joto Afrika issue 11 can be downloaded both from CARE site or from ALIN site.

If you would like further information about ALP, or the stories in this issue of Joto Afrika, please contact FionaPercy: or me, Jo Barrett:
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