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Table 3 Proportion of farmers using coping strategies to deal with flood and drought in 2009 to 2010

From: Reducing subsistence farmers’ vulnerability to climate change: evaluating the potential contributions of agroforestry in western Kenya

  Lower Nyando Middle Nyando
  Treated (%) Control (%) Treated (%) Control (%)
Reduce quantity, quality or no. of meals 82 66 54 86
Help from government, NGO, church 40 47 11 25
Borrow money 31 40 29 46
Casual labor 24 40 32 18
Sell possessions or livestock 73 66 36 43
Consume seeds 67 80 50 71
Consume or sell fruit from trees 40 25 68 38
N 45 15 28 28
  1. NGO = non-governmental organization.