Increase climate change capacity and knowledge of government personnel

Local government agents play an important role in disseminating new information regarding farming practices. They are the intermediary between the Ministry of Agriculture and local communities. Increasing the climate change knowledge of these agents is an opportunity to better disseminate information to farmers and other community members.

Climate Related Risk

Increased variability of crop yields, Reduction in crop yields, Changes in precipitation, Warming temperature trend, Drought, Drying trend

Form of Option

Behavioural, Educational, Information

Country of Origin

Benin

Beneficiaries

Resource-dependent people (e.g. farmers, fishers, miners)

Implementation

The option has been identified and implemented with no indication that it will continue beyond the context of the project.

Institution / Legal Reach

Change in norms or ways of doing things