Drought solutions

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Drought is a major issue worldwide. This collection provides stories and research regarding different drought solutions.

In 2020, Welthungerhilfe began to roll out a forecast-based action (FbA) mechanism to tackle drought-induced food insecurity in Zimbabwe, under a multi-country programme to establish a participatory, localized anticipatory action approach for this hazard.
Anticipation Hub
When William Blake described England’s “green and pleasant land” in his poem Jerusalem, he was actually writing during a prolonged drought. Two centuries later, much of Europe is withering under successive heatwaves amid one of the most extreme droughts.
Conversation Media Group, the
A common weed harbors important clues about how to create drought resistant crops in a world beset by climate change.
Yale University
Policymakers, industry and conservation professionals, and tribal members explore pathways to a sustainable future for the millions of people reliant on the “lifeblood of the American West.”
Eos - AGU
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2021
This report looks at key lessons from the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) first anticipatory action (AA) pilot for drought in Somalia, designed and endorsed in 2019.
Centre for Disaster Protection
Climate change is increasing the frequency, duration and severity of droughts, increasing stress placed on ecosystems. Unless action is taken, economic losses will mount.
Geospatial World