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ARACC

Artists gathered around climate change 

Challenges

The municipality of Abomey-Calavi is affected by negative effets of climate change. Now, the challenge of climate change issue needs its appropriation and possible endogenous solutions by local populations before any adaptation action. 
The project objective is mobilize local artists around climate change issue for a large scale awareness raising. 

Approach adopted

The approach is to incite artists to conceive a sensitization song about effectiveness of climate change impacts. Also, village assemblies and radio broadcasts are suggested for a large scale dissemination of good adaptation actions to communities.

Outcomes

  • Local communities are aware of the impacts of climate change and possible local responses  
  • A sensitization song is conceived and regurlarly disseminated and the process of knowledge sharing on climate change is accelerated

This project has been supported by Artists Project Earth.