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How Climate Change Is Punishing the World's Poor

This season, the UC Davis Unfold Podcast features MRR Innovation Lab research in northern Kenya that pairs a prominent poverty graduation program with index insurance to keep pastoralist families from falling so deep into poverty that they have no way to recover.

The Year the Short Rains Never Stopped in Kenya

In Kenya, the heavy, extended short rains into 2020 have led to flooding for pastoralists in the north, while further south farmers have struggled with drying their harvest and planting under threat of huge swarms of locusts. Climate adaptation and resilience are critical as extreme weather becomes more common across Eastern Africa.