Chin State has suffered particularly erratic rainfall, landslides and floods. But new adaptation programs are aiming to prepare farming communities for future changes in the climate and improve food security.
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The residents of flood-prone Kyaukphyu Township in southwestern Arakan State are still struggling to resume agricultural production seven years after their lands were devastated by Cyclone Giri in 2010.
A changing climate is putting downward pressure on residents in Burma’s Dry Zone, where farming families stretch back generations.
On a hot day this month, farmers and workers could be seen harvesting potatoes in the wide expanse of fields outside southern Shan State’s Heho Township.
In central Burma’s harsh dry environment, drip-irrigation vegetable gardens help hundreds of families get by.