Today, more than a third of the Africa population live in an arid or semi-arid lands. Agriculture is the mainstay of the economy, that is predominantly rain-fed, making it highly vulnerable to climate change. Droughts are the most common disasters affecting the people.
Farmers will be provided during the dry season irrigation assistance and seeds to grow productive food items during the dry season. Following successful harvests, the farmers and communities will teach their neighbors about the new technologies, creating a ripple effect to stimulate food self-reliance across arid Africa.