USAID’s Forest Conservation Agricultural Alliance (FCAA) is helping cattle and soy producers meet increased demand for their beef and crops while minimizing deforestation to Paraguay's vulnerable Chaco and Pantanal regions.
The new global Multi-Sectoral Nutrition Project was one of the first activities to undergo USAID’s CRM process. The resulting extensive climate risk assessment highlighted the need to include strategies, interventions and assessments to build climate resilience both into program implementation and among beneficiaries in activity design.
In the Dagana district of Senegal, Moustapha Aminata walks out to his rice paddies and looks to the sky for signs of rain. In 2009, floods wiped out his crop, but now dry years seem to come around more frequently than ever and Moustapha worries about how he and his family will withstand another year of low yields.