Climate Resiliency in suburban Freetown, Sierra Leone

This intervention aims to develop community strengths in the suburban areas of Kaningo and Pottor and build resilience through self-organization with attention to knowledge sharing and learning, collaboration, social networks, leadership, economic diversification and simple technical adaptation and simple technical adaptation solutions. To secure sustainability, activities are based on participatory approaches with emphasis put on community mobilization, awareness raising, and increasing community and partner organisational capacity concerning climate risk assessment. Goals: 1. Mobilize and raise community awareness of the local effects of climate change and enhance community capacity to plan and implement community-based climate change adaptation programs. 2. Build organisational capacity of local partner WORLD HOPE in relation to addressing climate change adaptation from an integrated poverty and community-based approach.

Locations

  • Sierra Leone>Western>Western Area Urban

Sectors

  • Environment

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