Climate change

ARCOS strives to support national/regional mechanisms for assessing and understanding the impacts of climate change and promote grass-root actions to build community and ecosystem resilience. 

ARCOS strives to support national/regional mechanisms for assessing and understanding the impacts of climate change and promotes grass-root actions to build community and ecosystem resilience. 

To achieve this, ARCOS:

Networks: ARCOS supports national/regional mechanisms for assessing and sharing knowledge on vulnerability of ecosystems, livelihoods and socio-economic development to climate change.

Empowers: ARCOS strengthens stakeholders capacity in terms of information, training, and best practices for effective climate change action. Moreover, ARCOS advocates for the mainstreaming of ecosystem based adaptation options into national and regional adaptation plans and strategies.

Acts: ARCOS implements ecosystem based adaptation actions that aim at building resilience of ecosystems and rural communities to effects of climate change.