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.
23rd April 2016
One big step for the planet, five vital steps for the hungry
30th March 2016
Oxfam, Save the Children and CARE call for donor intervention, as Southern Africa region endorses action plan to tackle El Nino food crisis
11th March 2016
Climate change impact on food will go beyond production
Collective savings and loans help women cope with El Niño fuelled droughtCollective savings and access to loans have helped a group of women in Ethiopia cope longer with the ongoing drought, but now resources are running out. Kedija Abra Umer, a mother of six, lives in one of the worst affected areas in the region of East Hararghe. Umer is the leader of one of the Village Savings and Loans Groups for women set up by CARE in the area several years ago.
Traditional seeds keep hunger away in drought-prone ZimbabweIt was all smiles as Bertha Chibhememe of Sangwe communal area in Chiredzi, south eastern Zimbabwe, showed off her traditional seed varieties at a seed fair. A 45-year-old smallholder in Zimbabwe’s Lowveld region, Chibhememe told how her “nzara yapera” maize variety is thriving in a changing climate. The name means “hunger is gone” and is traditionally peculiar to the Shangani people, explained Chibhememe, a widow who looks after eight school-going children. It allows her to protect her family from starvation in a region where it can seem impossible to survive without food aid or donations.
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