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Climate change and drought

As climate change brings more prolonged droughts, herders, farmers and other affected people are finding innovative ways to cope and try to prevent drought disasters


Hit by wilder weather, Botswana's farmers seek welfare payments Sharon Tshipa
Cacti and credit throw Brazil's drought-parched farmers a lifeline Laurie Goering
As large herds struggle, some Maasai try a swap to dairy cattle Caroline Wambui
Climate stress drove wave of Arab Spring refugees Megan Rowling
New drought insurance plan for Senegal to free up aid, save lives Nellie Peyton
Climate shocks threaten gains against HIV in Africa Inna Lazareva
With scratch-card savings, Senegal farmers dodge drought Nellie Peyton
After eastern Zimbabwe floods, water shortages parch Harare Tonderayi Mukeredzi
In Ethiopia, climate change leads herders to retrain as farmers Sebastien Malo
Quandary for drought-threatened Zimbabwe: Grow maize or not? Lungelo Ndhlovu
As unusual drought hits eastern Nepal, farmers migrate to get by Aadesh Subedi
In India's parched Bundelkhand, drought brings a tide of migration Shuriah Niazi
Displaced by worst Afghan drought in years fear harsh winter Reuters
Desert-fringed Middle East, North Africa put on drought warning Lin Taylor
As drought fuels Indian migration, 'those left behind suffer most' Roli Srivastava
Hit by extreme weather, Zimbabwe rolls out triple climate policy Tonderayi Mukeredzi
Rain-sodden England told to use less water or face drought Lin Taylor
Drought threatens millions of Afghans with hunger - UN Jared Ferrie
Water pressures rise in Pakistan with drought, population growth Rina Saeed Khan
Burkinabe farmer wins 'alternative Nobel' for anti-drought fight Nellie Peyton
Drought-hit Kenyan herders fire up a hot new crop: chilli peppers Caroline Wambui
Drought drives desperate Afghans to marry off children for money Jared Ferrie
As drought keeps men on the road, Mauritania's women take charge Zoe Tabary
Hike in record-dry months for Africa's Sahel worries scientists Laurie Goering
As drought saps hydropower, steam may keep Kenya boiling along Maina Waruru
With an eye on the sky, Costa Rica's farmers harvest rain Sebastian Rodriguez
Experts: Change policy to boost climate-smart farming in Africa Isaiah Esipisu
Forced to walk miles, India water crisis hits rural women hardest Rina Chandran
Mali's erratic weather pushes girls into risky jobs as maids Soumaila Diarra
In southern Ethiopia, herders join forces to revive rangelands Kizito Makoye
As fruit trees fall, a hunger threat looms in Kenya Caroline Wambui
In parched Afghanistan, drought sharpens water dispute with Iran Reuters
Harnessing the enemy: as crops dry, Malawi tries solar irrigation Charles Mkoka
Kenyan herders turn to grazing app to cut drought risks Anthony Langat
Poor farmers need better protection from costly disasters - UN Michael Taylor
African nations to get profiles of drought and flood risk Nicole Hoey
Zambia taps climate fund to battle worsening drought Charles Mkoka
Drought-hit Malawi farmers use sugar and fish soup to battle pests Charles Mkoka
Fearing tourist drought, Cape Town charts a new water relationship Laurie Goering
Drought-hit Cape Town learns resilience lessons the hard way Megan Rowling
Search for new urban water sparks conflict in parched Malawi Charles Pensulo
As droughts surge and traditions wane, nature in Kenya struggles Wesley Langat
Without rain, S.Africa's Cape Town may run out of water by April Reuters
As droughts lengthen, Zimbabwe’s medicinal plants disappear Andrew Mambondiyani
Droughts wipe out enough to feed 81 mln people - World Bank Alex Whiting
Drought-hit and hungry Sri Lankans struggle for a harvest –or work Amantha Perera
Countries awarded for combating crisis of desertification Matthew Ponsford
Drought-hit Nairobi looks to filthy dam to keep business flowing Kagondu Njagi
Indian village beats drought, one raindrop at a time Roli Srivastava
On an overheating planet, parched nations look to the clouds Adela Suliman
As wild weather worsens, Malawi forecasts get a $16 mln makeover Charles Mkoka
Sahel herders facing harshest dry season in years Nellie Peyton
NATO lawmakers warn climate change may worsen Middle East security Alex Whiting
In Italy's Po River valley, climate change threatens the future Marcello Rossi
Left with "chocolate water", Madagascar's dry south grows hungrier Sally Hayden
As drought hits harvests, Kenya’s farmers mull a seed change Justus Wanzala
For Algeria's struggling herders, "drought stops everything" Yasmin Bendaas
Heat and drought drive south India farmers from fields to cities Rina Chandran
Malawi cracks down on food smugglers seeking more profit Karen Sanje
Kenya's herders swap livestock for chillies as drought bites Isaiah Esipisu
South India's scorching drought forces farmers into debt bondage Anuradha Nagaraj
Somaliland drought a "nightmare" and security threat Laurie Goering
Treating droughts like hurricanes would aid vulnerable areas J.D. Capelouto
As drought slashes rice harvest, 900,000 face hunger in Sri Lanka Amantha Perera
In Peru, droughts give way to floods as climate change looms Reuters
Drought stokes battle for pastures in Kenya's northern regions Reuters
With drought looming, Sri Lanka tries something new: preparing Amantha Perera
Could "resurrection" crops feed a hungry planet? Peter Lykke Lind
From beans to ancient plants, drought-busting crops take root Anastasia Moloney
Solar borehole protects Kenyan herders' children from drought Isaiah Esipisu
From seeds to markets, maize alternatives face battles in Zimbabwe Tonderayi Mukeredzi
Huge dam to boost Kenya's urban water but may threaten Maasai Mara Wesley Langat
Drought worsens deadly West Nile virus epidemics in U.S. Alex Whiting
Erratic rains, rising costs trigger crisis for "champagne of teas" Athar Parvaiz
East Africa food prices reach record levels due to drought - U.N. Magdalena Mis
In drought-hit Kenya, slaughtering goats is a way to save herders Anthony Lang'at
Farmers in Sahel learn ways to avoid drought disaster Nellie Peyton
Insurance vital, but no magic bullet to fight drought in Africa Alex Whiting
Phones and radios lead way to water for Niger's herders Kieran Guilbert
New law a glimmer of hope for women's land rights in Mali Soumaila Diarra
In drought-hit Zimbabwe, women's "second shift" burden grows Andrew Mambondiyani
Drought in Kenya brings a surprise: More girls in school Isaiah Esipisu
U.N. tool uses satellite data to help farmers save water Umberto Bacchi
Kenyan irrigation app aims to cut water waste, crop losses Caroline Wambui
Disaster recovery loans help Kenyans beat weather shocks Kagondu Njagi
Islamic finance provides Kenyans with cushion against drought Zoe Tabary
As drought hits, livestock insurance aids pastoralists in Ethiopia Elias Gebreselassie
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