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Transformative Scenario Planning in Ghana

In this brief we describe the approach undertaken during ASSAR's Transformative Scenario Planning workshops in Wa, Ghana, and provide an overview of the results and future steps.

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Drought and its interactions in East Africa

Research being undertaken by ASSAR's East Africa team is underlining the interconnected nature of environmental and social dynamics in semi-arid regions. Read more about it in this detailed report.

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Ghana TSP videos

These two videos examine Ghana's Transformative Scenario Process (TSP). One introduces the approach while the other looks at the development of four imagined scenarios.

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Publications and Other Resources on Sustainable Mountain Development

This page brings together all the key publications (multiple languages) on Sustainable Mountain Development produced and/or funded by the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation and partners.

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Emerging Evidence on Climate Change and Health in Africa

This report presents evidence on the effects of climate change on the health sector in Africa, including threats to health and development investments, and opportunities to achieve health targets.

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Eco Green Community Based Organization

Eco Green is a Community Based Organization formed in January 2015 by a group of enthusiastic youths.

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Mobilizing private finance: Unlocking the potential of Rwanda’s businesses

This policy brief examines the prospects for mobilizing private climate finance in Rwanda, focusing mainly on adaptation, and highlights measures that could stimulate investment.

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Felma Consult

Felma Consultants Ltd is an engineering firm in the field of civil and structural engineering, fully owned and managed by indigenous Kenyans.

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University for Development Studies

The University for Development Studies (UDS) was established in May 1992.

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10 key reports for the CC&E Network in 2016

These publications provide insights and learning on key topics in climate change mitigation, adaptation and sustainable development, and highlight areas for future research and policy development.

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University of Nigeria

The University of Nigeria, commonly referred to as UNN, is a federal university located in Nsukka, Enugu State, Nigeria.

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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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Central European University

Central European University (CEU) is a graduate-level “crossroads” university where faculty and students from more than 100 countries come to engage in interdisciplinary education, pursue advanced

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Lagos State Univeristy

Lagos State University - also known as LASU - was established in 1983 for the advancement of learning and establishment of academic excellence.

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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 Future Climate For Africa report presents an overview of climate trends across regions of Africa and a series of climate 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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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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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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