Knowledge Sharing for Climate Change Adaption

Communities in Uganda to adapt to drought through a gravity flow scheme

Communities in Uganda to adapt to drought through a gravity flow scheme

Associated Organization: IUCN, UNDP, UNEP and Kapchorwa District Local Government

The construction of a community gravity flow scheme covering three villages of the Kapchorwa district was officially launched on 11th April 2012 by IUCN, in partnership with UNDP, UNEP and Kapchorwa District Local Government. Funded by the German Government (Federal Ministry for Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety) and targeting Sanzara parish, the scheme is one of the nature based solutions being promoted by IUCN under the Ecosystem Based Adaptation (EBA) project to strengthen resilience and adaptive capacity of the communities to the adverse effects of climate change - in this case drought. Read more http://bit.ly/15MCae4

Themes: Agriculture, fisheries and food security, Poverty and vulnerability, Water

Regions: East Africa

Countries: Uganda

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