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Adaptation Technology in Bangladesh

The Gobeshona consortium is a multi-institutional knowledge management and sharing platform on climate change research in and on Bangladesh. It consists of several dozen universities and research institutions, both government as well as Private and also has established a number of topic specific...

Adapting Rice to Saltier Conditions

This brief outlines the approach of using indigenous varieties of rice to develop salt tolerant crops for areas where soil salinity is an increasing problem.

Better farming practices for resilient livelihoods in saline and flood-prone Bangladesh

Bangladesh is the first and most at risk country to the impacts of climate change. SOLIDARITÉS INTERNATIONAL has implemented Disaster Risk Reduction activities in Satkhira District since 2010. It supported communities to identify hazards but also local adaptive capacities, and to collaborate on...

Climate-related Disasters and Food Insecurity in 2017: Preparedness and Response

A summary of the major climate-related disasters of 2017, the WFP response to events and the investments made to build resilience in the future. Including forecast-based financing and integrated climate risk management approaches that incorporate micro-insurance, microcredit, savings, livelihoods...

Drying and storing vegetables: flood resilience in Myanmar

From storing food to drying vegetables, this video explores how Burmese families are preparing for floods.

FAO disaster risk reduction brief: West Bank and Gaza Strip

This brief focuses on the key disaster risk reduction (DRR) activities that the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) carries out in the West Bank and the Gaza Strip (WBGS).Through its disaster risk reduction activities, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United...

Floating Gardening: a local lad becoming a climate celebrity?

Floating gardening in Bangladesh is an example of how a traditional practice can become a development sensation. Haseeb Md. Irfanullah asks if this picturesque technique will be compatible with climate change.

Floating Gardens in Bangladesh

A floating garden is built using aquatic weeds as a base on which vegetables can be grown.

Floating Vegetable Gardens

As land remains under water during the rainy season, floating garden made using crop residues solves the regular livelihood problems providing regular crops. Floating garden does not need any chemical fertilizers or pesticides, because the floating bed is fertile by nature.

Flood Adaptive Vegetable Nursery Technology

This technical brief describes on flood adaptive measure for vegetable nursery technology.

Flood resilience programme: Case studies

Practical Action is a member of the Zurich Flood Resilience Programme, a multi-sectoral alliance focusing on helping communities in developed and developing countries strengthen their resilience to flood risk. These three case studies document experience of flood resilience building in Peru,...

Flood tolerant rice

Flood tolerant rice is the solution for flood-prone areas. In this video, we will take a closer look at how to select suitable rice varieties, use quality seeds, grow healthy and vigorous seedlings and manage your field after flooding.

Food security in flood prone areas

This document describes SRI method to raise rice paddy as a food security option in the flood prone areas

Forecast-based Financing (FbF): Anticipatory actions for food security

Forecast-based Financing enables anticipatory actions for disaster mitigation at the community and government level using credible seasonal and weather forecasts. With climate change acting as a risk multiplier, WFP is strengthening this work with investments in Forecast-based Financing and...

Global Food Security Guidelines:A step-by-step guide for National Societies

This guide aims to assist National Society staff and volunteers throughout the world in undertaking food security assessments. It does not require prior knowledge or experience of food security. The guide is a practical tool related to the Food security and nutrition policy, adopted by the...

How to conduct a food security assessment A step-by-step guide for National Societies in Africa

This guide is intended for National Society staff and volunteers in Africa who want to undertake food security assessments, but have no background knowledge on food security or assessments. A food security assessment may be required when living conditions in an area/country change, and it is...


The module provides information and references to help participants identify environmental issues associated with post-disaster livelihoods recovery projects. This module also provides participants with an overview of environmental management techniques designed to reduce environmental impacts...

Livelihoods: Trainers Guide

This Trainer s Guide provides the information, suggested content, activities, and support materials needed for facilitation of a one-day workshop. This workshop was developed as part of the Green Recovery and Reconstruction Toolkit (GRRT) under the Humanitarian Partnership program between the...

Making a raised platform for sheep and goats

In traditional sheds, sheep and goats are often kept on the ground. The animals are in direct contact with their urine and droppings. Because of poor hygiene many animals get sick. You can easily make a raised platform inside your existing shed to solve these problems and ensure safety during...

Namibia: Integrated Food Security Programme

The video gives an overview about the new disaster risk reduction initiative of the Namibia Red Cross which is focussing on integrated food security approaches. The programme was launched in 2011 and shows the National Society's experience in supporting communities in the 'Giving Back Project' in...

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