Climate and Development [MTC]:
What capacities would community members need to respond and adapt to drought?
Addressing the effects of climate change in NE Brazil
*Note: This version of the 'Climate and Development' case has been modified for use in the Sustainability and Development Master Track program. The original can be found at https://www.learngala.com/cases/climate-and-development.
Households are coping with rather than adapting to drought. If droughts become more severe and frequent and water resources more scarce and insecure because of climate change, the availability of irrigation is likely to decrease.