Document Summary

In Uruguay, smallholders form the backbone of Uruguayan agriculture representing nearly two-thirds of all farmers, but lag behind their larger counterparts in productivity, ideal cattle stocking rates, sustainable use of natural resources and development of smart-agricultural systems. Nowhere is this more apparent than in Basaltic Cuesta and East Hills, where 85% are smallholders (about 14,000) dependent on subsistence farming. With climate change bringing increased rainfall variability and drought, their vulnerability rises even higher.

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Read the Adaptation Story to learn more how Adaptation Fund project helps smallholders in Uruguay to adapt to climate change.

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AFB/P/Adaptation Story - Uruguay


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