Farmers have important knowledge about weather and environmental change

    | June 30, 2008

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    This week’s featured script is a two-part drama on this week’s theme – farmer adaptation to climate change. In the first part, elder farmer Baba explains the local signs of drought to his granddaughters. In the second part, Baba advises his son on the best crops to plant when drought is predicted. The drama emphasizes that farmers who have been monitoring weather patters for decades have important knowledge about predicting and coping with difficult conditions.

    You can also view this two-part drama online:
    -Part I: Learning about local signs of drought (Package 75, Script 5, June 2005):
    -Part II: Preparing for drought (Package 75, Script 6, June 2005):