Publications | ELLA
6
Feb
2012
BRIEFS

Brazil’s Public Policy Package for Successful Farmer Adaptation

Brazil’s policy package – using market mechanisms and no-regrets policies that address the diversity of farmers’ needs – offers an interesting policy model for addressing climate change adaptation in semi-arid regions.

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14
Nov
2011
BRIEFS

An Integrated Approach to Improving Adaptive Capacity: The Adapta Sertão Experience

Through Adapta Sertão, small farmers in one of Brazil's semi-arid regions were helped to increase their yields, find markets to sell their crops and access micro-credit to buy productive technology – making them more resilient in the face of a fast-changing climate.

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14
Nov
2011
GUIDE

Improving Small Farmers' Adaptive Capacity in Semi-arid Regions

Brazilian Community-Based Adaptation (CBA) strategies work to improve farmers' quality of life, earning power and overall resiliency to adapt as conditions worsen due to climate change. Brazil's creative and successful approach benefits the 23 million people living in its semi-arid region.

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14
Nov
2011
BRIEFS

Water and Climate Change: Improving Access and Management in Semi-Arid Brazil

Climate change is worsening the water scarcity dry areas already face. Through the combined action of civil society and government, Brazil has managed to both improve water supply and put water to its most productive use.

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