Climate change has made the weather in Rwanda unpredictable. As a result, farmers are losing on average more than a third of their harvest. How can they adapt to the changing conditions?
Climate change is likely to have contributed to a 7 percent spike in the suicide rate in India over the last 30 years, a new scientific study says. India is experiencing a suicide epidemic, in particular in rural areas.
Germany is sponsoring the work of a West African research consortium to tackle land use affected by climate change. The devastating impact of drought has impacted the livelihoods of farmers.
The collapse of fisheries, decline of coral reefs and drought are all hitting Madagascar hard. But fishermen are coping with scarce and stressed resources in the Indian Ocean by coming up with new alternatives.
It's a familiar sight in parts of East Africa - starving children, desiccated carcasses and parched landscapes. 17 million face the threat of hunger. It's a man-made crisis, says Ludger Schadomsky.
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