Seeds of Change: Navigating climate-induced challenges in farming and everyday life

The seminar, organized by IWMI, looked at how climate change threatens Pakistan's agriculture-dependent economy, requiring adaptive measures like flood protection, drought-resistant crops, and public awareness.

The International Water Management Institute (IWMI) organized a seminar in Dera Ismail Khan, Pakistan, addressing the urgent issue of climate change’s impact on agriculture. With Pakistan highly vulnerable to climate change, the seminar aimed to raise awareness and foster understanding among various stakeholders, including government bodies and the farming community. IWMI’s scientific study highlighted the region’s susceptibility to heatwaves, heavy rainfall, and droughts, emphasizing the need for adaptive measures, including flood protection, drought-resistant crops, and public awareness campaigns. The study underscores the importance of integrating climate change considerations into water resource management and promoting sustainable practices for a more resilient future.

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