Telecho, Ethiopia: Rainfed farming community

This trial used cooking and food as means for identifying attributes of resilience as basis for further action. It was undertaken as a joint exercise by several Agricultural Biodiversity Community members back-to-back with a Resilience Dialogue held in Ethiopia in November 2015. As such, there was a strong focus on knowledge exchange and capacity-building for the ABC members. Next steps will be developed by the Telecho community and MELCA depending on how they would like to take forward the outcomes of the exercise.

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Madurai, India: Rainfed farming system

Farming communities from eight villages participated in the Resilience Self Assessment. In total 24 persons (three per village) participated from village climate change adaptation committees. The participants represent small-holder farmers, shepherds, and women farmers having experience in farming ranging from 25 to 60 years in rainfed farming. An elder (75 years old) contributed with knowledge of about 60 years in the agriculture.

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