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Table 1 Local perceptions of the impact of the different climate hazards on livelihood resources at Ngouye and Daga-Birame villages in Kaffrine Region, Senegal

From: Participatory diagnosis and development of climate change adaptive capacity in the groundnut basin of Senegal: building a climate-smart village model

  Strong winds Flood Drought Total score given by the different groups for the combined effect of the different hazards
Resources/gender M W M W M W M W B
Natural resources
 Farmlands 4 4 5 5 2 3 11 12 23
 Rainwater 2 0 5 7 0 7
 Livestock 3 2 5 4 8 6 14
 Trees 5 4 9 9
Physical resources
 Drilling 0 0 0 0 3 0 3 0 3
 Health post 1 4 0 0 1 4 5
 School 1 4 3 0 0 5 3 8
Financial resources
 Incomes derived from agricultural products 5 4 4 4 5 3 14 11 25
 Incomes from small livestock 2 3 4 5 7 8 15
 Incomes from market gardening 3 0 5 8 8
 Trade 3 2 5 10 10
  1. The numbers in the table are the score given by the different groups (men and women) to the impact of the hazard on the specific resources
  2. “–” means that the group did not mention the resource or the hazard as important. M men, W women and B both genders
  3. 0 the hazard has no impact on the resource, 1 very low impact, 2 low, 3 average, 4 strong, 5 very strong