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Investigating the impact of climate change and measures that can be taken to adapt to it and mitigate its effects. Catherine Namwezi Rural transformer in Kibaale District, W. Uganda . UN PREDICTIONS THAT CAME TRUE. Temperatures will increase, rain fall will vary.
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Rural transformer in Kibaale District, W. Uganda
Temperatures will increase, rain fall will vary
The dessert is increasing south word
Soil desertification will increase
“There’s only 20cm of soil left between us and extinction”
The UN general secretary.
Map of Africa showing the places I visited in the North and the south of Sudan
Increased evaporation leading to:
Loss in pastoral grounds
Poor crop yields
Vision made by the government of Malakal in 2013 as a way of mitigating climate change effects
Trees for carbon credits
Practicing The LoesPlateau strategies
Dams with out lets which are open during dry seasons
Youth were forced to work on farms
Helped to make Youth groups
All kids had to go to school
Agriculture was made compulsory
The two generation approach method. All schools have the last week of school dedicated to teaching kids about climate change and the ways to mitigate and adopt to the effects of climate change. At the end of the week, all parents of school going kids are then expected to come in school and their kids then facilitate to them what they learned in the last week of school. After that, both the parents and the kids are then expected to go back home and put into practice what they have been taught at school. Areas of focus included, better methods of farming, organic farming, pest control etc
“Even when Sudan is planning on having Sun drop projects, Something like Sun drop farms is enormously capital intensive, requiring millions of dollars to set-up even just a couple of hectares. The big advantage that South Sudan has going for it compared to almost any other country in the world is that it has large tracts of basically unoccupied land that has relatively fertile soils and receives reliable & abundant rainfall each year – these are its competitive advantages, and this flows through to the type of farming system we use which actually has the capacity to sequester carbon back into the soil through its ability to improve soil organic matter levels over time”
Population increase in general . But there was a decrease in the Sudan and increase in the south