How Specific Resilience Pillars Mitigate the Impact of Drought on Food Security: Evidence from Uganda

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This policy brief analyzes the resilience of Ugandan households to food security in the event of drought. Findings from the brief indicate that drought undermines food security by reducing both the amount of food consumed and the number of times a household eats in a day. The brief recommends the need to invest in improving household resilience through investing in early warning systems to enhance access to climate related information to the vulnerable groups. This will ensure household preparedness and adaptation. (EPRC, August 2021)

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