6 August 2017- Uganda and Zambia are carrying out activities to better assess adaptation options through cost-benefit analysis and impact evaluation exercises, as part of the Integrating Agriculture in National Adaptation Plans (NAP-Ag) Programme, led by FAO and UNDP. Both Uganda and Zambia are also paving the way for gender mainstreaming in national adaptation planning policies. In Uganda a Sensitization Workshop on Decision-Making Tools in Adaptation, including climate-resilient gender-sensitive value chain analysis and impact evaluation gathered 30 participants, mainly from district-level administrations, as well as representatives of the central Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries (MAAIF). As part of the workshop, a half-day field trip visit was organized to visit four farmers who had received support to build a watershed and modernize their irrigation facilities. The purpose of this activity was to test this adaptation option in a community, in cooperation with the EU-funded Global Climate Alliance project in the district of Nabisoto. The workshop consisted of several presentations including one from the National Agricultural Research Organisation (NARO) on gender-responsive climate change adaptation interventions.
Source: Uganda and Zambia acquire tools to identify adaptation options and mainstream gender into climate change adaptation policies – Uganda | ReliefWeb