USAID

USAIDDENIVA in partnership with USAID implemented a two years (2014-2016) awareness project on climate change adaptation titled, Improving Local Stakeholders Readiness to Adapt to Climate Change in Agriculture” in six districts of Mayuge, Kamuli, Kasese, Kamwenge, Jinja and Ibanda. The main goal of the Activity was to create readiness of local stakeholders’ especially farmers to adapt to Climate Change in agriculture. Through the Activity, the following results were registered:

  • 8,786 farmers were reached with climate change information
  • 4,559 are implementing risk-reducing practices/actions to improve resilience to climate change
  • 2,880 farmers are using climate change information in their decision making processes.
  • 4,108 female farmers reporting improved knowledge of climate change response options
  • 3,244 youth farmers have reported improved knowledge on climate change response actions.
  • 29 bye-laws and plans are at different stages of drafting and consultation in the districts of Kasese, Kamwenge, Mayuge, Jinja,Kamuli and Ibanda.
  • Increased private sector understanding of opportunities realized with some input dealers having semi-formal agreements and dealings with the farming communities.

There has been increased community engagement on issues of climate change through the Neighborhood Assemblies that has led to high yields, increased income, and diversification of enterprises, improvements in farming practices such as tree planting, mulching, improved seed usage and the use of organic fertilizers.

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