People are less likely to sell assets, go into debt or resort to skipping meals when their lives are disrupted by the effects of climate change, if they have received a simple package of training and cash grants, evaluates a report of the joint Enhancing Resilience programme run by the Local Government Engineering Department of Bangladesh (LGED) and the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) .
The full evaluation report, was commissioned by WFP and led by an external research team of the International Centre for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT) and Development Research Initiative (DRI). It is part of the Climate Adaptation Management and Innovation Initiative (C-ADAPT), which aims to develop analysis to inform programming and decision-making related to climate-induced food insecurity. C-ADAPT is funded by the Government of Sweden.
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