Godfrey Mwesigye

Illustration by Elise Gunstvedt and Hasan Abbas, GRID-Arendal

Mountains ADAPT: Solutions from East Africa

The Mountains ADAPT: Solutions from East Africa booklet showcases adaptation solutions proven to be successful in response to specific issues caused or accelerated by climate change that negatively affect mountain communities’ livelihoods and ecosystems. The publication includes Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, South Sudan, the United Republic of Tanzania and Uganda.

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working session_Climate change and Mountains in East Africa The Adaptation at Altitude programme

East Africa Mountains Regional Dialogue Meeting

The event brought together 31 participants including representatives from the East African Community (EAC) Secretariat, the members of the Climate Change Technical Working Group (CCTWG) from the partner states and other key stakeholders from East Africa, and suggested establishing an East Africa Mountains Stakeholder Platform under the EAC.

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ndiva - climate adaptation.

Use of traditional Ndivas in Tanzania

In Same district, located in the Makanya Basin in Tanzania, farmers have been using a traditional irrigation technique known as Ndiva, a local word meaning micro-dam. This water harvesting technology has been in use since the 18th century, but agrarian communities in the district continue to improve it to capture water to irrigate their farms during dry spells and to adapt to current challenges.

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lafrec - climate adaptation.

Landscape Approach to Forest Restoration and Conservation in Rwanda

Funded by the World Bank, the Landscape Approach to Forest Restoration and Conservation project seeks to develop silvopastoralism as a strategy to boost farm productivity while also restoring the degraded forests in Rwanda’s Western Province.

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ffs - climate adaptation.

Support for Sustainable Food Production and Enhancement of Food Security and Climate Resilience in Burundi's Highlands

Implemented by the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO), the 'Support for Sustainable Food Production and Enhancement of Food Security and Climate Resilience in Burundi's Highlands' project adopts an integrated natural resource management (INRM) approach to enhance food security in the north-western highlands of Burundi.

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coffee inter - climate adaptation.

Planting shade for coffee - The Sustainable Coffee Landscapes Project in Burundi

The Sustainable Coffee Landscape Project (PADZOC) was implemented in the highlands of the Bubanza, Bururi and Muyinga provinces of Burundi from 2013 to 2018.

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