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Community coping practices, local community knowledge accumulated over generations of living in a particular environment that is shared and applied to reduce community vulnerability and form the basis of community coping practices.

FAO: Vanuatu - Early reports suggest vast majority of crops destroyed

20 Mar 2015, UNICEF

'We know that Vanuatu communities have long-standing traditional coping mechanisms to address immediate food needs and resume their agricultural production. FAO must ensure its interventions support their work and address the long-term rehabilitation of the agriculture sector,' said Gavin Wall, FAO Subregional Coordinator for the Pacific...


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