Adaptation Insights: Lessons from participatory research in Africa
The Adaptation Insights series consists of nine case studies from seven projects supported by the Climate Change Adaptation in Africa program. Each brief presents insights from research carried out with the active involvement of communities at risk from climate change. The series includes case studies from Benin, Burkina Faso, the Congo Basin, Kenya, Madagascar, Senegal, and Zimbabwe.
These briefs highlight the experiences of teams applying participatory action research across Africa, testing adaptation options such as linking indigenous and scientific forecasters and creating agro-meteorological advisory tools and systems, among other approaches. The briefs were produced by individual research teams under the guidance of the Centre for International Forestry Research, through the Promoting Participatory Action Research on Climate Change Adaptation in Africa through Structured Learning project. Each research team was guided by an experienced mentor through an initiative that emphasized learning-by-doing and reflection.
Click on the titles below to access PDF versions of each brief.