Climate Change Adaptation for Tanzania's Coastal Villages

Coastal Resources Center (CRC)
Created: 11/08/2011 -

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.

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Keywords

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

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