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Building resilience to climate change in Sertão

19 Oct 2016, FOMIN

Bacia do Jacuipe is a small county in the semiarid Sertão region in Brazil. Characterized by low precipitation and high deforestation rates, the region has suffered the impacts of climate change, in particular increased temperatures and drought. Already facing socioeconomic challenges, the incomes and livelihood of farmer families are at risk of further decline.



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