Tracking Effective Indigenous Adaptation Strategies on Impacts of Climate Variability on Food Security and Health of Subsistence Farmers in Tanzania

"This brief addresses a number of policy related questions regarding effectiveness of indigenous adaptation strategies on impacts of climate variability on food security and health of subsistence farmers in Tanzania. The policy issues that are addressed in this brief include: Climate change and coping strategies by communities in selected areas of Tanzania; Coping strategies to the impacts of climate variability; Behavioral changes towards climate change adaptation measures at individual and institutional levels in the country; Capacity building to the communities on climate change issues and information; Effects of climate change on food security; Effects of climate change on human health and livestock.