USAID has partnered with more than 24 countries to help reduce their vulnerability to weather and climate risks. Through technical assistance, USAID supports countries and communities to build their capacity to independently predict and prepare for climate variability and change so they can effectively deal with associated stresses and minimize losses and disruption. This support helps people sustain their livelihoods and thrive, which promotes stability.
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Tools for Evaluating Climate Change Adaptation Program Interventions
To help communities manage the impacts of a changing climate, USAID and other donors are working to develop tools and improve resources to better understand localized climate risks and inform integrated, effective, and context-appropriate responses to improve resilience.View Content
Building Blocks for Climate Resilient Development
USAID builds host country capacity to reduce risks from climate- and weather-related shocks and stresses. This helps sustain livelihoods and maintain critical services, thereby increasing partner countries’ ability to achieve self-reliance.View Content
Participatory Climate Information Services Systems
Climate information services systems can play a critical role in providing farmers with the information necessary to improve their productivity, reduce their risks, or enhance their resilience to climate shocks and stresses.View Content
Applying Social and Behavior Change to Climate Change Adaptation
Climate variability and change are increasingly putting the lives and well-being of millions of people at risk. Social and Behavior Change is a critical yet underutilized discipline that can help individuals and communities adapt to current and near- and long-term changes in climate.View Content