The purpose of this project was to use the Household Vulnerability Index (HVI) to assess rural household vulnerability to climate change- disasters, in terms of food and water security; so as to provide the basis for strategic interventions as well as recommending a potential suite of fiscal and economic measures to be used to improve the resilience of communities to climate change for targeted beneficiaries. The study focused on the Eastern Cape and Limpopo provinces: two provinces that have been singled out as more vulnerable to disasters.
Time frames: 5 month project, from October 2013 to February 2014
Funder: The International Development Research Centre (IDRC)
Partners: The Financial and Fiscal Commission (FFC) and the Food, Agriculture and Natural Resource Policy Analysis Network (FANPRAN)
For further details: Contact Dr Olivier Crespo