The roles of institutions and organizations in enhancing pastoralists’ resilience and innovative adaptation strategies to impacts of climate change in longido district-tanzania

Author: 
Laurent Joseph and Kenedy Aikoh

The study aimed at investigating on the pastoralists’ resilience and Innovative adaptation strategies to the impacts of climate change in semi-arid rangelands in Longido District. The study employed exploration of secondary information, observation, household survey, structured interview and focus group discussion as methods for data collection. The results indicate that; migration with livestock for search of pasture and water, dam construction, supplementary food/feeds, savings, finding an alternative source of income, traditional climate forecast and formation of by-laws, adoption of drought resistant species of livestock, regulation of livestock reproduction and livelihood diversification were main pastoralists’ resilience and innovative adaptation strategies to the impacts of climate change.

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