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Goal 2: Food, Agriculture and Disaster Risk Reduction

Food, Agriculture and Disaster Risk Reduction

The programme develops productive and disaster resilient systems for food production and improved livelihood security taking a systems approach and addressing the market and resource management blockages that undermine food security and livelihood wellbeing in order to:

  • To improve access of poor people living in fragile rural environments to technologies, skills and natural resources that contribute to food security and sustainable livelihoods; and
  • To strengthen the capacity of vulnerable people to cope with risks due to natural and man-made hazards including impacts of climate change, through improved access to technologies and decision making processes on disaster risk reduction (DRR).

Recent reports from this programme

Food Security, Agriculture and Disaster Risk Reduction (FADRR)

An overview of Practical Action's Food Security, Agriculture and Disaster Risk Reduction programme in Eastern Africa, to support the establishment of productive and disaster resilient systems for food production and improved livelihood security, with climate-proofing as a key aspect.

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The greening of Namoroputh

Climate change has brought drought evermore frequently and severely, threatening nomadic pastoralists' sources of livelihood. But clean and safe piped water has made a real difference to Turkana women, enabling them to grow vegetables in kitchen gardens.

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Practical Action Eastern Africa FADRR capability statement

An overview of our our current work on Food, Agriculture and Disaster Risk Reduction (FADRR) with pastoralist communities in northern Kenya (Mandera, Turkana, and Pokot) and parts of Somalia, southern Ethiopia, north-east Uganda and Southern Sudan.

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