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Framing innovations for climate resilience for farmers in the Sahel

Last updated:
13 July 2017
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Author:
BRACED
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Partner/Network:
BRACED
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Language:
EN

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.

This document covers humanitarian aid activities implemented with the financial assistance of UK Aid. The views expressed herein should not be taken, in any way, to reflect the official opinion of UK Aid, and UK Aid is not responsible for any use that may be made of the information it contains.

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