Nachingwea, a district in the uniquely biodiverse Ruvuma landscape, is one of Tanzania’s poorest regions. Its communities rely largely on subsistence farming and are increasingly subject to the impacts of climate change, such as erratic rainfall resulting in droughts and floods. Women are especially vulnerable to these events due to the gender roles and socioeconomic marginalization that reduce their access to information, resources, and decision-making power— and thus, their ability to contribute to climate change resilience. This brief presents key impacts and lessons drawn from various monitoring, evaluation, and learning methods implemented through the project. After a mixed-methods baseline quantitative household survey of 30 clusters randomly selected from 126 villages, including all six project villages, an independent endline survey evaluated households from three project villages regarding changes in natural resource management agricultural practices, and their well-being, among other things.
Vietnam is the second largest coffee producer in the world, however local smallholder producers face many challenges. This brief outlines the positive impacts – both intended and unintended – experienced by women farmers from ethnic minority communities as a result of the Technologically Enhanced Agricultural Livelihoods (TEAL) project. Read More
Around the world, CARE is in countries working to protect and enhance food, water, and nutrition security in vulnerable communities. Read More
A bipartisan delegation of six U.S. Congressional Representatives traveled to Kenya with CARE and Save the Children’s Action Network to learn about how U.S. foreign investments are enabling communities to thrive and find durable solutions to hunger and malnutrition in the region, even as they experience economic hardship, conflict, and humanitarian crises. Read More