A Farmer Uses A Moisture Meter. 2015 Photo By Center for International Projects Trust.
About Climatelinks
Climatelinks is a global knowledge portal for USAID staff, implementing partners, and the broader community working at the intersection of climate change and international development. The portal curates and archives technical guidance and knowledge related to USAID’s work to help countries mitigate and adapt to climate change.

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May 2019

The Ferlo region of north-central Senegal is a vast expanse of dry savannah covering over a third of the country’s total area. With only a few small, scattered settlements, this region is almost exclusively reserved for pastoralism, both by tradition and government policy. Inhabited primarily by the Serer and Fulani peoples, the region is characterized by an extremely dry climate with a long dry season – up to nine months of the year – making living conditions very difficult.

Blog

May 2019

According to the United Nations, close to 1.7 billion people – almost 25% of the world’s population - rely on forests for shelter, livelihoods, water, food, and fuel security. Forests renew our air supply, as they take in large amounts of carbon dioxide and release oxygen. They also provide habitat for wildlife, help protect watersheds, reduce soil erosion, and mitigate climate change. Earth observation analyses reveal, however, that forests worldwide are in constant change.

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Data and decision-support systems that foster standardized approaches and comparability across projects, countries, and sectors.

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Resources to assist with tracking progress and results, as well as understanding impact.

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