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Climate Change Adaptation for Tanzania's Coastal Villages

Coastal Resources Center (CRC)
Created: 11/08/2011 - Updated: 8/16/2019

Abstract

The Pwani Project carried out by the Tanzania Coastal Management Partnership is helping coastal communities assess climate change impacts and find ways to adapt using their own resources and knowledge.

Published On

Wednesday, November 9, 2011

Keywords

Scale: 
Community / Local
Sector Addressed: 
Agriculture
Culture/communities
Development (socioeconomic)
Rural / Indigenous Livelihoods
Wildlife
Target Climate Changes and Impacts: 
Erosion
Flooding
Infrastructure damage
Salinization / Saltwater intrusion
Sea level rise
Storms or extreme weather events
Water temperature
Type of Adaptation Action/Strategy: 
Capacity Building
Conduct vulnerability assessments and studies
Create/enhance resources and tools
Develop / implement adaptive management strategies
Habitat/Biome Type: 
Coastal
Climate Type: 
Tropical
Sociopolitical Setting: 
Rural

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