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Combating climate change using climate-adaptive livelihoods: A story from MOYNA, a women's livelihood group in Bangladesh

'Moyna' consists of 25 women beneficiaries from Kocha village in Dacope upazila, Khulna. Most group members are uneducated and belong to extremely poor families. After receiving training under the GCF-funded project 'Enhancing Adaptive Capacities of Coastal Communities, especially Women, to Cope with Climate Change-Induced Salinity in Bangladesh' (known locally as the Gender-responsive Coastal Adaptation, or GCA  project), 'Moyna' has been cultivating climate-resilient sesame. The members are now educating their family and friends about the advantages of the crop.