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A Practitioner's Guidebook on Climate Smart Disaster Risk Reduction Interventions in Agriculture...

This guidebook has been developed to be used by local government employees, and other practitioners, engaged in mainstreaming climate smart disaster risk reduction into development planning at local government level in the Asian Region.

Adaptation Technology in Bangladesh

The Gobeshona consortium is a multi-institutional knowledge management and sharing platform on climate change research in and on Bangladesh. It consists of several dozen universities and research institutions, both government as well as Private and also has established a number of topic specific...

Adapting Rice to Saltier Conditions

This brief outlines the approach of using indigenous varieties of rice to develop salt tolerant crops for areas where soil salinity is an increasing problem.

Assessing potential locations for flood-based farming using satellite imagery: a case study of...

The dry lowlands of Ethiopia are seasonally affected by long periods of low rainfall and, coinciding with rainfall in the Amhara highlands, flood waters which flow onto the lowlands resulting in damage to landscapes and settlements. In an attempt to convert water from storm generated floods into...

Better farming practices for resilient livelihoods in saline and flood-prone Bangladesh

Bangladesh is the first and most at risk country to the impacts of climate change. SOLIDARITÉS INTERNATIONAL has implemented Disaster Risk Reduction activities in Satkhira District since 2010. It supported communities to identify hazards but also local adaptive capacities, and to collaborate on...

Climate-related Disasters and Food Insecurity in 2017: Preparedness and Response

A summary of the major climate-related disasters of 2017, the WFP response to events and the investments made to build resilience in the future. Including forecast-based financing and integrated climate risk management approaches that incorporate micro-insurance, microcredit, savings, livelihoods...

Drying and storing vegetables: flood resilience in Myanmar

From storing food to drying vegetables, this video explores how Burmese families are preparing for floods.

Floating Gardening: a local lad becoming a climate celebrity?

Floating gardening in Bangladesh is an example of how a traditional practice can become a development sensation. Haseeb Md. Irfanullah asks if this picturesque technique will be compatible with climate change.

Floating Gardens in Bangladesh

A floating garden is built using aquatic weeds as a base on which vegetables can be grown.

Floating Vegetable Gardens

As land remains under water during the rainy season, floating garden made using crop residues solves the regular livelihood problems providing regular crops. Floating garden does not need any chemical fertilizers or pesticides, because the floating bed is fertile by nature.

Flood Adaptive Vegetable Nursery Technology

This technical brief describes on flood adaptive measure for vegetable nursery technology.

Flood resilience programme: Case studies

Practical Action is a member of the Zurich Flood Resilience Programme, a multi-sectoral alliance focusing on helping communities in developed and developing countries strengthen their resilience to flood risk. These three case studies document experience of flood resilience building in Peru,...

Flood tolerant rice

Flood tolerant rice is the solution for flood-prone areas. In this video, we will take a closer look at how to select suitable rice varieties, use quality seeds, grow healthy and vigorous seedlings and manage your field after flooding.

Forecast-based Financing (FbF): Anticipatory actions for food security

Forecast-based Financing enables anticipatory actions for disaster mitigation at the community and government level using credible seasonal and weather forecasts. With climate change acting as a risk multiplier, WFP is strengthening this work with investments in Forecast-based Financing and...

Integrated Context Analysis Jordan

This report provides the technical analysis of the Integrated Context Analysis (ICA) in Jordan. The Integrated Context Analysis (ICA) is an analytical process that contributes to the identification of broad national programmatic strategies, including resilience building, disaster risk reduction,...

Making a raised platform for sheep and goats

In traditional sheds, sheep and goats are often kept on the ground. The animals are in direct contact with their urine and droppings. Because of poor hygiene many animals get sick. You can easily make a raised platform inside your existing shed to solve these problems and ensure safety during...

Pumpkin Growing using Sandbar Cropping

This brief describes a way of growing crops on the sandbars, created by river deposits in Bangladesh, and how this can be used to increase crop production for marginalised famers.

Rebuilding flood affected farmers' communities: Inspirational human stories

This compilation of case studies demonstrates the resilience of farmers’ communities in Sindh province who have braved the devastating floods of 2010 and rebuilt their lives. These success stories of human struggle to ensure food security have come from a One UN project funded by the United...

Reducing vulnerability among smallholder farmers through index-based flood insurance in India:...

Agricultural and weather insurance schemes have emerged as a promising tool to protect farmers from the financial losses that result from these flood events, and in helping more generally to reduce the risks of climate variability. Agricultural insurance programs in India are some of the largest...

Report on Climate Smart Disaster Risk Reduction Interventions in Agriculture Sector - Flood Hazard

Climate Change is inevitable and the agriculture and water sectors are the most vulnerable. Recent studies have shown that due to climate change, the world is moving towards scenarios of either too much, or too little, water. Agriculture is an open system and provides livelihoods for 60% of...

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