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Impacts of seasonal climate communication strategies on farm management and livelihoods in Wote, KenyaClimate Change Agriculture Food Security, 2015This study was undertaken in Wote division, Makueni district, Eastern province, Kenya, to test the effectiveness of different methods of communicating downscaled seasonal climate forecast information, and to assess its impact on management and productivity of smallholder farms.DocumentClimate Change Agriculture Food Security, 2015Improving productivity of sheep and goats (i.e. small ruminants- SR) under smallholder farming systems faced with challenges of unfavourable climatic events has been identified as one means of enhancing livelihoods of communities living in these areas.Document
The role of human rights in climate change adaptation: evidence from civil society in Cambodia and KenyaDanish Institute for International Studies, 2014Inconsistent climate change policies increase the vulnerability of marginalised populations and lead to resource conflicts. A human rights-based approach can help protect the adaptive capacities of climate vulnerable populations.Document
The impacts of the Arid Lands Resource Management Project (ALRMPII) on livelihoods and vulnerability in the arid and semi-arid lands of KenyaInternational Livestock Research Institute, 2011There is an urgent need for new approaches and effective models for managing risk and promoting sustainable development in arid and semi-arid lands (ASALs), especially in the face of climate change and increasing frequency of drought in many areas.Document
Institutional assessment of adaptation to climate change in the middle Kaiti watershed, Makueni county, KenyaInternational Livestock Research Institute, 2015In the research program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS), the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) is working to enhance local institutional capacity for supporting climate change adaptation.Document
Resilience and economic growth in arid lands – accelerated growth in Kenya mitigation co-benefits of herd size and feed quality managementClimate Change Agriculture Food Security, 2016REGAL-AG, a 5-year project implemented by ACDI/VOCA and funded under the Feed the Future (FTF) initiative, sought to increase economic growth in rural communities by improving competitiveness and inclusiveness in the livestock value chain.DocumentSave the Children Fund, 2016Climate change (CC) poses an ongoing threat to development in Arid and Semi-Arid Lands (ASALS) in theHorn of Africa (HoA) (IPCC, 2012). Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) have been implementing development interventions in the region for many decades.Document
Adaptation Learning Programme for Africa: ALP results, outcomes and impacts report, January 2010 to June 2015CARE International, 2015This report presents an overview of the outcomes and learning generated from the Adaptation Learning Programme for Africa (ALP) over five and a half years of implementation (2010-2015). It presents the perspectives of the ALP teams and CARE International, as the implementers of the programme.DocumentClimate and Development Knowledge Network, 2016Gender is an important driver of vulnerability to climate risks, and a key factor to consider in developing effective policy responses to climate change and development challenges. In recent years, there have been a number of efforts to support gender equality as part of responses to climate change.DocumentClimate and Development Knowledge Network, 2016Ethiopia has emerged as one of Africa’s champions in responding to the implications of climate change. This is demonstrated by the strong commitment shown by the country’s political leadership on the issues.