Strong community engagement & participation of key stakeholders in community capacity building and organization. There is purposeful effort to transfer knowledge and skills to community volunteers and leaders through a TOT methodology to ensure availability of skills in the community. This also aids in knowledge management processes at the community level.
Strive for inclusiveness of socially and culturally disadvantaged groups like women, resource limited farmers and other vulnerable populations. Due to its strong grassroots engagement, COTRR supports communities scan their social, cultural and economic environments to establish the factors that influence resilience building outcomes. That includes policies that hinder or enable progress, attitudes, social norms, practices.
COTRR resilience building interventions target both communities and households vulnerability level reduction. The household level interventions are earmarked to influence livelihood enhancement decisions and actions. At the community level, resource limited farmers and at- risk groups are empowered on how to make decisions that improve individual and household survivability and community preparedness.
Seek to have improved productivity and incomes through climate change adaptation interventions including diversification of sustainable livelihood streams in collaboration with government and academic research institutions.
Generate learning for the organization and policy makers through continuous coaching, monitoring, evaluation and documentation for more impactful project management practices.