Mainstreaming Climate Change Adaptation Through Small Grants Programmes
This project aims at supporting implementation of early adaptation actions for local communities that are adversely affected by climate change impacts in selected areas of Tanzania. The project also focus on demonstrating successful community based climate change adaptation initiatives for people living in marginal areas.
The project will provide support to approximately 10,000 people mostly farmers and pastoralists in Longido, lringa Rural and Bahi districts to cope with drought and water scarcity problems related to climate change effects. The basic idea is to improve people's livelihoods through reducing vulnerabilities and increasing climate change resilience.
The project will be achieved by equipping the communities with knowledge and technologies, which are appropriate jar combating impacts of climate change on agricultural productivity, foad security, water availability and rangelands.
- Awareness on the linkage between climate change and human development increased and adaptation capacity built for local communities in 15 target villages.
- Local capacity on integrating climate change adaptation in district Development Plans in 3LGAs enhanced.
- Demo projects on climate change adaptation in agriculture (including livestock) and water sectors supported.
- Local capacity on mainstreaming cross-cutting issues specifically gender, human rights and good governance in development planning strengthened.
- Local project results and lessons learnt generated, captured and documented for inter community learning and policy dialogue.
|Small Grants Programme||400,000.00|
- Start date
- Expected end date
- Focus Area
- Climate Change & Energy
- Geographical area
- Districts of Longido, Iringa and Bahi
- UNDP Project Contact Person
- Abbas Kitogo
- Implementing Partners
- Vice Presidents Office & Selected Community Based Oorganisations