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Adapting to climate change through land and water management in Eastern Africa. Results of pilot projects in Ethiopia, Kenya and Tanzania

Adapting to climate change through land and water management in Eastern Africa. Results of pilot projects in Ethiopia, Kenya and Tanzania
  • Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). May 2014
  • This publication aims at strengthening the capacity of farmers to adapt to climate change through land and water management among rural communities in three countries of Eastern Africa Ethiopia, Kenya and Tanzania. It stresses the importance of investing in better soil health and water conservation. The analysis of the results from these pilot schemes identifies which technologies have proven to be better suited to particular regions. The publication is presented in two parts. Part 1 provides the framework consisting of the priority themes for climate change adaptation, including pillar 2 Water Conservation. Part 2 provides details of the pilot projects in form of lessons learned, case studies and case stories and forms the essential building blocks for Part 1.
  • Geographical coverage: Africa, Ethiopia, Kenya, Tanzania (United Republic of)
  • Main themes: Adaptation, Agriculture, Aquaculture, Capacity building, Climate change, Community participation, Drought, Drylands, Floods, Food security, Forests, Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM), Land management, Livelihoods, Rainwater harvesting, Water conservation , Water management, Watersheds
  • Main target audience: Agriculture sector
  • Main purpose: Awareness raising, Educational, Reporting on project findings/outputs, Training
  • Type of resource: Assessment report, Case studies, Glossary, Impact study, Lessons learned
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Published in 2015