LEARNING ALLIANCE HIGHLIGHT
ELLA Learning Alliance on Climate Change Adaptation in Semi-arid and Arid Regions – Module 1: Key Issues and Responses in Developing Countries
Based on a wide breadth of experiences with climate change impacts and adaptation strategies, practitioners from Africa, Asia, and Latin America discussed their local climate realities, identifying shared challenges and...
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LEARNING ALLIANCE HIGHLIGHT
ELLA Learning Alliance on Climate Change Adaptation in Semi-arid and Arid Regions – Module 2: Strengthening Adaptive Capacity
Based on a wide breadth of experiences with climate change impacts and adaptation strategies, practitioners from Africa, Asia, and Latin America discussed their local climate realities, identifying shared challenges and...
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LEARNING ALLIANCE HIGHLIGHT
ELLA Learning Alliance on Climate Change Adaptation in Semi-arid and Arid Regions – Module 3: Long-term Considerations
Based on a wide breadth of experiences with climate change impacts and adaptation strategies, practitioners from Africa, Asia, and Latin America discussed their local climate realities, identifying shared challenges and...
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REVIEW
ELLA Expert Review: Improving Small Farmer Adaptive Capacity in Semi-arid Regions
Here Dr. Antonio Oviedo, PhD, Programme Officer of the Amazon Programme at WWF-Brazil, offers his perspective on the ELLA knowledge materials on Climate Change Adaptation in Semi-arid Regions.
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BRIEF
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...
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SPOTLIGHT ON KNOWLEDGE
Spotlight on Arguments: Adaptation in Semi-Arid Regions
Community-based adaptation (CBA) in Latin America is a large field, with many complimentary issues, such as agroforestry, water management, meteorological forecasting, and even the link between CBA and development itself....
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SPOTLIGHT ON KNOWLEDGE
Spotlight on Publications: Adaptation in Semi-Arid Regions
Community-based responses to climate change build the capacity of populations to adapt in the face of increasing climate variability. This selection highlights some key publications related to Community-Based Adaptation (CBA)...
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SPOTLIGHT ON ORGANISATIONS
Spotlight on Organisations: Adaptation in Semi-Arid Regions
This selection describes key Brazilian and international organisations working on community-based adaptation (CBA) in semi-arid areas, focusing on the resources they offer to South Asian and Sub-Saharan African development actors.
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BRIEF
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...
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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...
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