Increasing the resilience of communities to cope with impacts of Climate Change Nepal
Working area Climate change impacts Activities Achievements What worked well What did not work so well
• Jugedi stream watershed, Chitwan in lower Himalayan foothills • 10 scattered settlements, ~200 households ~1200 population • Subsistence agriculture and livestock raising • Highly dependent on natural resources
Impacts, vulnerabilities and local knowledge
• • • • • • • Erratic rainfall (unpredictable and out of season) Extreme weather events like hail storms Increasing scale and frequency of disasters like flash floods Loss of lives, land, houses and property Prolonged drought Decrease in available surface water Reduced food production
Awareness raising and strengthening of coping capacity
– – – – – – – – Trainings, FFS-Farmers’ Field School Sharing and interaction workshops Meetings Exposure visits Demo/trial plots Posters, booklets Weather station Awareness rallies
Diversification on choices and options for agriculture and income generation
– Crop diversification • intensification on spatial and temporal use of land • short and long rotational crops and varieties – Environment friendly agriculture and pest management – Improvement of livestock and land use
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