Tag Archive: Vulnerability

Effects of food aid on household food security in Locard Village One, Insiza District; Matabeleland South Province, Zimbabwe

Food aid is a topical issue and different individuals and groups have different opinions about its usefulness. These varied opinions call for an evaluation of the benefits and effects of food aid to ascertain its relevance in an ever changing environment. The community of Locard has received food aid for the last six years as …

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Endogenous Development and its role in Climate Change Adaptation: A Case Study of CIPE’s Greenhouse Project in the Bolivian Andes

This research is an exploration of the themes of endogenous development and adaptation to climate change; of how those themes interact with each other; and how one may be useful in bringing about the other. A case study is used to illustrate those linkages and to consider their success. The research is conducted in the …

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Climate Change and Pastoralism: Vulnerability and Adaptation among the Karamojong Pastoralists of Uganda

This research examined the vulnerability and the adaptation strategies of the Karamojong pastoralists amidst climate change. Although pastoralists have demonstrated great resilience in harnessing natural resources in the drylands, the impact of climate change is threatening their livelihoods. To date little research has been done on how pastoralists cope with and adapt to the challenges …

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