CICERO - Center for International Climate Research

Climate change impacts, adaptation and mitigation in Tanzania

CICERO's role was to carry out studies of adaptation to climate change among smallholders in selected local communities in Tanzania, and combine the findings with results from modeling of farming systems and modeling of the agricultural sector in the country.

1.To determine and develop appropriate climate change mitigation and adaptation strategies in forestry, other land uses, ecosystems and biodiversity management

2. To assess climate change impacts on and vulnerability of ecosystem services and livelihoods under REDD initiatives

3. To conduct policy and legal framework analysis of climate adaptation and mitigation with emphasis on economic efficiency, ecological effectiveness and wider political legitimacy 4. To develop and undertake capacity building, dissemination and strategic interventions for adaptation and mitigation to climate change.