The Influence Of Indigenous Knowledge On Climate Change Adaptation And Mitigation By Local Communities In Kidongole Sub-county, Bukedea District, Uganda.

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Long before the initiation of modern scientific methods for weather forecasting and climate prediction, most of the local people used traditional ways and indicators of rainfall forecasting/prediction in order to develop local adaptation and mitigation strategies. The main objective of the study was to assess the influence of indigenous knowledge on climate change adaptation in climate change adaptation and mitigation by local communities in Kidongole sub county, Bukedea district by identifying the climate change indicators as a basis for adaptation in the community, finding out how the indigenous knowledge practices promote the adaptation to climate change and exploring the possible climate change adaptation and mitigation measures for the local community. The study was descriptive in nature and a total of 65 respondents were chosen as the sample size comprised of farmers that engage in crop or animal farming and/or both, a few agricultural officers, local leaders and the environmental officers. The sampling techniques that were used were simple random sampling and purposive sampling. Data was collected using questionnaires, observation and document review. The data was mainly analyzed using frequencies distribution tables to acquire frequencies and percentages and the data was also presented in form of pie-charts and frequency distribution tables. The study found out and concluded that; most of the respondents could explain the meaning of climate change and the main indicator of climate change in Kidongole sub-county is unreliable rainfall.

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CALVINE, M (2021). The Influence Of Indigenous Knowledge On Climate Change Adaptation And Mitigation By Local Communities In Kidongole Sub-county, Bukedea District, Uganda.. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/the-influence-of-indigenous-knowledge-on-climate-change-adaptation-and-mitigation-by-local-communities-in-kidongole-sub-county-bukedea-district-uganda

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CALVINE, MALINGA "The Influence Of Indigenous Knowledge On Climate Change Adaptation And Mitigation By Local Communities In Kidongole Sub-county, Bukedea District, Uganda." Afribary. Afribary, 12 Jun. 2021, https://afribary.com/works/the-influence-of-indigenous-knowledge-on-climate-change-adaptation-and-mitigation-by-local-communities-in-kidongole-sub-county-bukedea-district-uganda. Accessed 25 Sep. 2021.

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CALVINE, MALINGA . "The Influence Of Indigenous Knowledge On Climate Change Adaptation And Mitigation By Local Communities In Kidongole Sub-county, Bukedea District, Uganda.". Afribary, Afribary, 12 Jun. 2021. Web. 25 Sep. 2021. < https://afribary.com/works/the-influence-of-indigenous-knowledge-on-climate-change-adaptation-and-mitigation-by-local-communities-in-kidongole-sub-county-bukedea-district-uganda >.

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CALVINE, MALINGA . "The Influence Of Indigenous Knowledge On Climate Change Adaptation And Mitigation By Local Communities In Kidongole Sub-county, Bukedea District, Uganda." Afribary (2021). Accessed September 25, 2021. https://afribary.com/works/the-influence-of-indigenous-knowledge-on-climate-change-adaptation-and-mitigation-by-local-communities-in-kidongole-sub-county-bukedea-district-uganda