With the Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme (SPREP) acting as the Executing Agency and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) as the Implementing Agency, the Pacific Adaptation to Climate Change (PACC) project is working in 14 Pacific Island countries to reduce vulnerability and increase resilience to the adverse effects of climate change.
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Krishantha and his mother live along the Mahameda Wewa Resevoir in Nawagattegama, Sri Lanka.
Due to prolonged drought in the area, lack of water has been a major hindrance for farming.
“We received a lot of assistance to overcome the challenges we faced to develop our land. Our main problem was water supply because we don’t get a lot of rainfall here.
Due to dry weather, we have not been able to reap any benefits from our harvest. We were given a solution to manage our water supply and we were given instructions on effective cultivation processes.