The Climate Smart Farm Project tested a range of possible adaptations to climate variability and change in southwest Bangladesh. One such adaptation is a cyclone and flooding resistant home designed to reduce the loss of food and income in a storm's aftermath - stopping a natural hazard from becoming a natural disaster.
Women fish retailers in Egypt are often forced to pay unofficial fees for their roadside market stalls. Exposure to the elements affects the women’s health and causes their produce to spoil, limiting their income. An interactive theatre project has helped boost the confidence and ability of these women to lobby their local government for retail licenses to protect their safety and rights as workers.
A new report by WorldFish and the Bangladesh Institute of Development Studies proves conclusively that growth in aquaculture has led to greater fish consumption among the poorest consumers in Bangladesh.
Villagers around Lake Victoria face declining resources. Increasing competition over fish resources has the potential to immobilize the fisheries management process. A WorldFish led dialogue process called "Collaborating for Resilience" helped spur community-led actions linking public health, sanitation and environmental conservation - and how that social innovation is spreading. Find out more at http://coresilience.org
Tonle Sap Lake is one of the most productive freshwater ecosystems in the world. Fishery reforms provided new opportunities for co-management -- but also posed many new challenges. Community-led initiatives, in cooperation with WorldFish have successfully influenced national policy and launched innovations to improve resource conservation and local livelihoods. Find out more at http://coresilience.org