ATTS - Agricultural Technology Transfer Society - is non-governmental organization (NGO) driven by individuals with common interest in the exploitation of modern agricultural technologies to uplift productivity of the agricultural sector of the Sudan in support of poverty reduction, improvement of household food security, upgrading the livelihood of small farmers and herders, and empowerment of vulnerable social groups. ATTS has chosen the poverty focus for its technology interventions to support scale-up, and improve operations, taking advantage of the available resources.
- Type:OrganisationCountry of registration:SudanRelation to CTCN:Network Member
Climate change, vulnerability and human mobility: perspectives of refugees from the east and Horn of AfricaType:PublicationPublication date:Objective:Approach:
This study aims to understand the extent to which refugees and internally displaced persons (IDPs) have perceived, experienced and responded to climatic variability and long-term negative climatic change in the east and Horn of Africa. The report is based on discussions with 150 IDPs and refugees from Ethiopia and Uganda, many of whom were farmers and pastoralists from Eritrea, Somalia and eastern Sudan.
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Using a human security perspective, this report identifies and analyses local and international non-governmental organisation (NGO) interventions in cases of conflicts related to the environment and environmental change in the southern Sahel of Sudan. The research largely focused on conflicts between and within pastoralist, agro-pastoralist and farmer communities in the context of these same challenges – making the argument and then building on the premise that the study area is relevant from which to draw lessons for climate adaption.