All articles for the topic: Africa

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Courting complexity in climate services: Lessons from Participatory Scenario Planning

The Participatory Scenario Planning approach for seasonal decision-making at the local level has been adopted in 6 African countries and in SE Asia. This article discusses what makes it successful.

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Experiential learning workshop

In January, a group of ASSAR’s research-into-use (RiU) coordinators and regional stakeholders spent a few days at the University of Cape Town to attend a three-day experiential learning workshop.
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Building resilience through ecosystem restoration in Somali Regional State, Ethiopia

The Atlas maps the landscape and illustrates challenges and opportunities for sustainable resource management. The analysis is a roadmap to reverse environmental degradation.

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IMPALA: Improving Model Processes For African Climate

The project aims to improve the ability of climate models to capture African climate systems, and thereby better enable decision-makers in Africa to use climate information.

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Integrating disaster risk reduction and adaptation to climate change

This brief describes a climate-integrated Community-based Early Warning System implemented by the Adaptation Learning Programme (ALP) in Dakoro, Niger.

 

 

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Helping decision-makers make sense of climate information

This report presents an overview of climate trends across the regions of Africa, and is distilled into a series of factsheets that are tailored for specific sub-regions and countries.

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Enhancing Gambian Women Livestock Farmers' Adaptation Strategies

This study examined climate change adaptation issues confronting women livestock farmers in The Gambia. Specific focus was on the feeding and breeding strategies in smallholder farming systems.

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Farm Radio International

Farm Radio International is the only organization in the world focused exclusively on serving African farming families and communities through the radio.

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Climate information and services in BRACED countries

This paper summarises and assesses existing weather and climate information for BRACED programme countries, including existing climate services and problems in the use of the available information.

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Associação Ambiental Ocean Revolution Moçambique

Ocean Revolution was formed 10 years ago to change the way humans engage with the sea: to find, mentor, and network new voices and revive and amplify ancient ones to protect an

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The MOJO VELO Project

This project aims to challenge negative perceptions of Africa through producing documentary shorts that showcase ordinary people doing extraordinary things for their community and the planet.

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Communicating climate change for adaptation

Communicating climate change to communities in semi-arid regions remains a difficult task.

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iDE

iDE creates income and livelihood opportunities for poor, rural households by building market systems that increase incomes through scaling transformative products, services and technologies in agr

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University of Ibadan

Established some 67 years ago, the University of Ibadan (UI) is the first University in Nigeria.

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Institut de la Francophonie pour le Developpement Durable

The Institut de la Francophonie pour le développement durable (IFDD) is a subsidiary body of the Organisation internationale de la Francophonie. IFDD’s mission is to initiate and s

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Austrian Development Cooperation

Austrian Development Cooperation (ADC) supports countries in Africa, Asia, South Eastern and Eastern Europe as well as the Carribean in their sustainable development.

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University of Port Harcourt

The University of Port Harcourt is a university in the Nigerian city of Port Harcourt. It was established in 1975 as University College, Port Harcourt, and was given university status in 1977.

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International Center of Insect Physiology and Ecology

icipe's mission is to help alleviate poverty, ensure food security and improve the overall health status of peoples of the tropics, by developing and extending management tools an

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Mainstreaming climate compatible development

This book brings together lessons from the first five years’ work of CDKN – the Climate and Development Knowledge Network – and invites you to share your experience.

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European Centre for Development Policy Management

Our main goal is to link policy and practice in European development and international cooperation and to act as an independent broker between Europe, Africa and the African, Caribbean and Pacific

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Innovation and Technology for Cooperation Centre - Universidad Politécnica de Madrid

itdUPM is a network of people and organizations whose aim is to generate both knowledge and practical solutions which facilitate a more sustainable and fair social development, through truly availa

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Comparative Assessment of Decentralization in Africa

This study is a comparative report drawing upon desk studies of 10 African countries above, plus follow-up field studies in Botswana, Mali, Mozambique, Nigeria, and Tanzania

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Is adaptation to climate change gender neutral?

Is adaptation to climate change gender neutral

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Drylands Resource Guide

This guide highlights research and learning for climate change hotspots, with annotations from ASSAR academics to guide you to the most relevant and useful information for your work.

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