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Learning from Future Climate for Africa

This article takes stock of the lessons emerging from FCFA’s collective experience in undertaking transdisciplinary research that can be used to inform future investments on climate and development.

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Ten ways to support climate change adaptation planning and decision-making

This brief, developed by researchers and facilitators working with municipal governments, provides targeted recommendations for co-designing actionable and user-focused climate services.

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Co-exploratory climate risk workshops

The paper describes a place-based co-exploratory analysis of climate risks.

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Windhoek city stakeholders participating in the co-exploring language activity.
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"Explainer" Guide: Co-exploring Terminologies

This brief explains why co-exploring language and terminology is important for creating a level playing field at the beginning of a multi-stakeholder engagement.​

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Framework for needs-informed research

This paper presents a framework for needs-informed research aimed at understanding the climate processes driving the African climate system's natural variability and response to global change.

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Learning within & about climate science

This briefing note provides key discussion points on the role of learning in integrating climate science into decision making. 

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"Young voices" video presented at the 2019 European Climate Change Adaptation conference
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A youth´s call for climate action

“Young voices” is an interactive and multimedia project: they produced a Call for action – young people's perspective on climate change video presented at the ECCA 2019.

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Agriculture & Rural Development Sectors Climate Change Adaptation

This guidance aims to help incorporate climate change considerations into project planning and design in the agriculture & rural development sectors.

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Cover page of Transport Sector Climate Change Adaptation Guidance Note: highway junction with little traffic
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Transport Sector Climate Change Adaptation

This guidance aims to help incorporate climate change considerations into project planning and design in the transport sector.

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Cover page of Energy Sector Climate Change Adaptation Guidance Note: child smiling drinking water from a hand water pump
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Energy Sector Climate Change Adaptation

This guidance aims to help incorporate climate change considerations into project planning and design in the energy sector.

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Water Sector Climate Change Adaptation

This guidance aims to help incorporate climate change considerations into project planning and design in the water sector.

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African Climate Risks Conference 2019
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African Climate Risks Conference 2019 - Conference Report

Future Climate for Africaorganised the first African Climate Risks Conferenceon 7-9 October, 2019 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. This report provides an overview of discussions during the conference.

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Climate risk management
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Climate Risk Management Framework for India

The CRM framework sets out a structured process to assess climate risks and develop various risk management measures at both national and state level. 

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PICSA Approach
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The PICSA Approach

Participatory Integrated Climate Services for Agriculture (PICSA) is a collaborative project aimed to support farmers with locally relevant weather and climate information.

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communicating drought risks in a changing climate
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Communicating Drought Risk in a Changing Climate

This new paper highlights 10 principles for communicating drought risks in a changing climate. 

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Communicating climate change adaptation

This practical guide introduces the concept of values-based climate change communication for adaptation. 

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The new frontier in climate resilience

Earth observation (EO) data has the capability to capture large-scale environmental data over a range of spatial, spectral and temporal resolutions.

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Women mapping climate action. Credit: Red Cross
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Communicating climate change: A practitioner’s guide

This guide will help you explain to colleagues or the broader public how the climate is changing and what they can do about it. It includes insights from working in Africa, Asia and Latin America.

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Joint knowledge for improved climate services: Swedish forestry sector

This paper identifies enablers/barriers to successful science‐stakeholder collaboration, making recommendations to achieve participatory processes in the Swedish forestry sector.

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The Tandem framework

The Tandem framework provides a holistic approach for the co-design of climate services. The seven-step approach is designed to help scientists, intermediaries and decision-makers collaborate.

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climate change scenarios primer
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Climate Change Scenario Primer

This interactive primer explains what climate change scenarios are and how they are connected to socioeconomics, energy and land use, emissions, climate change and climate impacts.

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Embracing the uncomfortable silences in climate information exchange

This article shares experience from a workshop in Windhoek, Namibia, where climate and social science researchers sat down with city managers and technicians to discuss climate information needs.

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Building capacity for risk management in a changing climate
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Building capacity for risk management in a changing climate

This Raising Risk Awareness (RRA) project analyses the role of climate change in affecting the hydrological regimes of Kenya, Ethiopia, India and Bangladesh. 

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Lessons and practice of co-developing climate services with users

This report shares experiences and summarises lessons learned from Climateurope project partners on how to foster co-development of climate services between providers and users.

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