Archive | July, 2011

Community Based Adaptation In Vietnam

24 Jul

How are Women Adapting to Climate Change in Giao Luc, Vietnam?

Working with our partner organization, CGFED: http://www.cgfed.org.vn and PlanetForward.org, PISA visited Giao Luc Commune in Nam Dinh Province to find out first hand how communities are adapting to climate change http://www.asiapacificadapt.org  We learned that the women of Giao Lac have three main adaption strategies:

  • Migration to the city to find employment;
  • Seeking alternative livelihoods such as embroidery and sewing to supplement their incomes;
  • Using traditional desalination methods to address saltwater incursion into the paddy fields.

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A Look at Community Based Adaptation in Vietnam

21 Jul

How are Women Adapting to Climate Change in Giao Luc, Vietnam?

Working with our partner organization, CGFED:http://www.cgfed.org.vn, and PlanetForward.org, PISA visited Giao Luc Commune in Nam Dinh Province to find out first hand how communities are adapting to climate change: http://www.asiapacificadapt.net. We learned that the women of Giao Lac have three main adaption strategies:

  • Migration to the city to find employment;
  • Seeking alternative livelihoods such as embroidery and sewing to supplement their incomes;
  • Using traditional desalination methods to address saltwater incursion into the paddy fields.

Continue reading