Framing innovations for climate resilience for farmers in the Sahel

13 July 2017

BRACED research on innovative farming – which this paper introduces – aims to answer the following questions; ‘What kind of innovations promote climate resilience?’ and, ‘How can the development of, access to and uptake of these innovations by marginalised groups be improved?’

Tcharow Comite Communautaire d'Action discuss the results of the vote on impact and frequency of hazards in order to prioritise the most important ones in Tcharow, Goz Beida, Sila Region, Chad. Photo: Dom Hunt.
Tcharow Comite Communautaire d'Action discuss the results of the vote on impact and frequency of hazards in order to prioritise the most important ones in Tcharow, Goz Beida, Sila Region, Chad. Photo: Dom Hunt.

For farmers in the Sahel, innovating and adapting to variable environmental conditions have been part of life for centuries. This paper examines innovative approaches that have been adopted in four BRACED projects to build resilience to current and future climate risks.

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