University of Leeds

The University of Leeds is part of the Russell Group of leading UK universities. We conduct interdisciplinary and impact-orientated research to address challenges at regional, national and global levels. To achieve this our research is user-led and solutions focused, driven by the needs of our partners and stakeholders. Leeds is committed to working across disciplines to help tackle global challenges in areas.

Univeristy of Leeds values:

  • Academic excellence: knowledge, academic freedom, critical independence, creativity, innovation, world-class performance.
  • Community: public service and citizenship; collegiality, teamwork and mutual respect.
  • Integrity: openness, transparency and honesty
  • Inclusiveness: diversity, equal opportunity and access
  • Professionalism: provision of effective and efficient customer-focused services in all aspects of our work (internally and externally).

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Book cover-Climate Risk in Africa

Climate Risk in Africa: Adaptation and Resilience

This book highlights the complexities around making adaptation decisions and building resilience in the face of climate risk, using insights from sub-Saharan Africa.

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Women pick tea leaves in Malawi in 2016

Malawi heatwaves threaten tea yields and livelihoods

The recent heatwave in Malawi has led to consecutive days with very high temperatures. This is exactly the scenario that tea growers fear. The CI4Tea project aims to support tea farmers to adapt.

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Heavy rain

UK flood research resource

This resource is designed to support business, and those working with business, to identify research to support their projects and decision-making in preparing for and responding to flood events.

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Regional Environmental Change journal

Climate change adaptation and cross-sectoral policy coherence in southern Africa

This paper looks at the extent of policy coherence around climate change in the water and agriculture sectors in Malawi, Tanzania and Zambia.

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malawi climate change

Future Climate Projections for Malawi

This brief provides an overview of future climate change in Malawi, using results from the latest available climate model simulations based on 34 global climate models (CMIP-5) used by the IPCC.

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climate projections for tanzania

Future Climate Projections for Tanzania

This brief provides an overview of future climate change in Tanzania, using results from the latest available climate model simulations based on 34 global climate models (CMIP-5) used by the IPCC.

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