Accessibility links

Strategies for adapting to climate change in rural sub-Saharan Africa

Adaptation strategies must target those populations most vulnerable to global change and equip those unable to adapt—generally the poorest—with the tools and incentives that will enable them to do so. This report profiles the available climate change–related datasets and their accessibility and procurement details in the 10 Association of Strengthening Agricultural Research in Eastern and Central Africa (ASARECA ) member countries. The report additionally assesses the incorporation of climate change adaptation strategies in national development plans and discusses each country’s position in the current UNFCCC negotiations.Itprovides a description of the available climate change–related databases, along with details about their sources and accessibility in each of the 10 ASARECA member countries; a review of the status of the incorporation of climate change adaptation strategies in national development plans among others.