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Community based adaptation in action: a case study from Bangladesh

Source(s):  Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations - Headquarters (FAO)

Environment and natural resources series, no. 14

Project summary report (Phase I): improved adaptive capacity to climate change for sustainable livelihoods in the agriculture sector

This report provides a summary of the working approach developed and tested to promote community-based adaptation within agriculture. It presents lessons learned from the implementation process as well as the details of good practice options for drought risk management in the context of climate change.

Community based actions started with: the characterization of livelihood systems; profiling of vulnerable groups; assessment of past and current climate impacts; understanding of local perceptions of climate impacts, local coping capacities and existing adaptation strategies. Based on those findings the project promotes institutional and technical capacity building within key agencies and among farmers associations/groups for demand responsive services needed by farmers to better adapt. The project has developed, and is constantly updating, a menu of diversified good practice adaptation options, which guides field testing of locally prioritized adaptation practices. Participatory extension is key and includes: demonstrations, orientation meetings, field days, farmer field schools, and community rallies.



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  • Community based adaptation in action: a case study from Bangladesh
  • Publication date 2008
  • Author(s) Baas, Stephan; Ramasamy, Selvaraju
  • Number of pages 64 p.
  • ISBN/ISSN 9789251060568

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