Climate change is a social issue. As the world moves towards climate smart responses that bridge food security, resilience and mitigation of green house gasses (GHGs), practitioners and researchers face the challenge of doing so through socially relevant and gender-sensitive approaches.
The original CARE Package© was created in 1945 to provide desperately needed food to survivors of war-torn Europe.
Today, CARE delivers lasting change by helping communities grow and sustain nutritious food in some of the most challenging environments in the world.
As part of the ENSURE project [Enhancing Nutrition, Scaling Up Resilience and Enterprise], funded by USAID's Food For Peace Program, CARE works with World Vision in Zimbabwe to improve nutrition, market access, and resilience for women in 3 districts.
CARE takes a holistic approach to its smallholder agriculture systems work – from the natural resource base to inputs to production to processing and marketing to nutrition to social protection and onwards.
In 2016, CARE reached more than 28.6 million people with food and nutrition security programs, and we have committed helping 50 million poor and vulnerable people improve their food and nutrition security and their resilience to climate change by 2020. How are we going to get there? By working
Water. Tasteless. Odorless. Colorless. You can see right through it. So when you have it in abundance, it’s easy to, well, look right past it, to take it for granted, in fact.