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Entries in climate change case studies (5)


The Road to Resilience: Case Studies on Building Resilience in the Horn of Africa

The Road to Resilience: Case Studies on Building Resilience in the Horn of Africa   

How can relief and development programs promote resilience in regions that experience recurrent crises? The six case studies in this document describe some of the ways that CRS has responded to the following challenges in the Horn of Africa:

  • Drought-related climate change
  • Environmental degradation
  • Floods
  • Crop pests and diseases

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Learning From Urban Transitional Settlement Response in the Philippines: Housing, Land and Property Issues


This publication documents CRS' experience in implementing an urban transitional settlement program following Tropical Storm “Washi” in Cagayan de Oro in the Philippines.

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Medios de vida: Estudios de caso de Construcciones de cadenas de valor

Desde el año 2009 hasta el 2011, Catholic Relief Services (CRS) en un trabajo conjunto con las instituciones “La Asociación de Promoción y Desarrollo - ONG El Taller” y “Caritas del Perú Sede Cusco” desarrollaron un programa “Medios de Vida” para cambiar la producción tradicional, producto diferenciador en el mercado, cadenas productivas (hierbas aromáticas, hortalizas orgánicas y lácteos) y seguridad alimentaria de los cultivos ancestrales para 15 comunidades en 10 distritos de las regiones de Cusco y Arequipa con el fin de promover la dignidad de las personas mejorando sus condiciones económicas a través de actividades productivas sostenibles y competitivas.

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Getting to Market

From Agriculture to Agroenterprise

Case studies describing how CRS and its partners worked with farmers and other stakeholders in Africa, India, Latin America, and Southeast Asia over the last five years to develop agricultural business enterprises. Each case focuses on a specific stage in the agroenterprise development process, and together they build a comprehensive outline of how to go about helping farmers enter and compete in agricultural markets. Introductory and concluding essays describe the "learning alliance" process that provided the foundation for these programs, synthesize the lessons learned, and map out a strategy for future work.

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C3P Crop Crisis Control Project - Cassava Cutting Movement from Primary to Bulking Sites (Burundi) 

This brief shares the recent cassava disease impacts in Burundi and explores some of the principal causes behind cassava cutting loss from harvest to planting and provides a set of practitioner oriented lessons learned.

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