Farmers perceptions and adaptations to climate change in sub-Saharan Africa
To enable sub-Saharan African farmers to develop more effective climate change adaptation strategies, African governments…
Healthy, well-functioning ecosystems enhance natural resilience to the adverse impacts of climate change and reduce the vulnerability of people. Ecosystem-based management offers a valuable yet under-utilized approach for climate change adaptation, complementing traditional actions such as infrastructure development. This approach, known as ‘Ecosystem-based Adaptation’ (EbA), uses biodiversity and ecosystem services as part of an overall adaptation strategy to help people and communities adapt to the negative effects of climate change at local, national, regional and global levels.