Faces of ResilienceBangladesh is one of the most climate vulnerable countries in the world. Climate change is further increasing the frequency and severity of existing weather patterns, like floods, tropical cyclones, storm surges and droughts. Meet 3 women CARE has helped to become more resilient in the face of climate disruptions.
Filipino farmers start to recover from typhoon Koppu amidst El NiñoThe Philippines is one of the most disaster prone countries in the world. Filipino farmers are often the most affected by typhoons and dry spells. A few months after typhoon Koppu hit the Philippines in October 2015, the farmers had to face another challenge when they started bear the brunt of the impacts of the strongest El Niño on record.
Anita Ernest – When Patience Makes ProfitIt’s April and the village still hasn’t seen sight of the long rains. Yet Anita keeps a positive mind. After receiving training in cultivation she managed to be the first one to harvest her crops.
Giving hope to Nepal’s rural farmersRural farmers in Nepal are faced with a variety of challenges. Harvests are minimal due to limited availability of arable land, incidence of pests, and the adverse affects of climate change, such as droughts. In most cases, harvests aren’t even enough for a family to feed itself, which means that vegetable consumption in Nepal is low (less than 100 grams of raw vegetables per person per day) leaving the country with a chronic malnutrition problem.
Momotaj Fighting with Climatic VulnerabilitiesMomotaj and her family live on the bank of the Dharola River, which steadily erodes the bank each and every year. She and her family live with the threats and repercussions of erosion vulnerability every day. Her family has 96 decimal (approx. 3,900 square metres) of cultivable land, which her husband uses to cultivate rice and vegetables using traditional methods. However, each year their crops have been damaged by repeated flash floods, droughts, long cold spells and dense fog.
16th October 2015
We’re all eaters on one planet…
12th October 2015
Food injustice in a changing climate: hundreds of millions at risk of hunger
12th October 2015
This report demands for more dialogue and action to address inequality in food systems in the face of a changing climate