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REACH and improving water security for the poor in teal

REACH

REACH is a global research programme to improve water security for the poor by delivering world-class science that transforms policy and practice.

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Sustainable Consumption and Production in Africa Online Course

The course will discuss the challenges and outlooks for sustainable development on the continent of Africa. It introduces participants to the key approaches, policies and international frameworks that aim to unlock more sustainable patterns of consumption and production.

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Infrastructure Baseline Assessment Report for the Nile Basin Countries

This baseline comprises all available and desired Climate Service products for the water sector as well as an assessment of the state of the Climate Service infrastructure regarding the National Meteorological and Hydrological Services capacities and potential to generate useful and usable climate information products for water-related sectors.

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Climate Service Action Plan for the Nile Initiative

The primary purpose of the Action Plan is to help NBI position itself as a regional climate service provider for hydrological issues within its mandate. The Action Plan is envisaged to spell out key actions NBI needs to take in order to establish and further enhance its climate services to its member countries.

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Capacity Development for the Execution of Climate Risk Assessment in the Nile Basin

The purpose of the technical report series is to support informed stakeholder dialogue and decision making in order to achieve sustainable socio-economic development through equitable utilization of, and benefit from, the shared Nile Basin water resources. 

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Enhancing Community Flood Resilience in Lusaka's Unplanned Settlements: A Case Study of Multi-Stakeholder Perspectives

Learn how different stakeholders in Lusaka define flood resilience, in terms of a desirable state to be achieved, and how community flood resilience in unplanned settlements could be enhanced according to different stakeholders.

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CDKN: Finance for Resilience podcast

Listen to 'Finance for Resilience', a podcast series created by the Climate & Development Knowledge Network (CDKN) which explores how financial solutions for climate change are developed, and highlights innovative solutions from practitioners and experts.

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African Forest Forum

AFF voices the concerns of African forestry stakeholders, and to use science, indigenous knowledge, and experience to advocate for increasing relevance of forests and trees outside forests to peopl

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Fact Sheet: What the The IPCC's Sixth Assessment Report Means for West Africa

Learn about what the IPCC AR6 says about how West Africa will be impacted by climate change and its options and potential for adaptation. 

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Fact Sheet: The IPCC's Sixth Assessment Report and Central Africa

Discover what the IPCC AR6 says about how Central Africa will be impacted by climate change and its options and potential for adaptation. 

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Fact Sheet: What the IPCC's Sixth Assessment Report means for Southern Africa

This factsheet summarises what the IPCC AR6 says about how Southern Africa will be impacted by climate change and its options and potential for adaptation. 

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Malawi's Youth Perspective on COP26 and its Outcomes

Read about the expectations youths from Malawi had towards COP26 and their reactions to outcomes from the event.

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Eastern Arc Mountains Conservation Endowment Fund

The Eastern Arc Mountains Conservation Endowment Fund (EAMCEF) is a Trust Fund that was established and functions as a long-term and reliable funding mechanism to support Community Development, Bio

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Rwanda Rural Rehabilitation Initiative

Rwanda Rural Rehabilitation Initiative (RWARRI) is a national Non-Governmental Organization whose idea was conceived in 1994 in Kenya but started its operations in Rwanda in 1995.

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Rwanda Water Resources Board

The mission of RWB is to ensure the availability of enough and well-managed water resources for sustainable development.

Its missions are as follows:

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BeeSupport Foundation

BeeSupport Foundation assists farmers in African countries who have engaged in beekeeping in order to improve their livelyhood.

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WE Consult

The WE Group is a group of companies consisting of water resources and environmental specialists, GIS and database experts and engineers providing professional advice and management for development

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Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock

Le Ministère de l’Agriculture et de l’Elevage du Burundi a pour missions principales:

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Save the Elephants

Save the Elephants is working for peaceful coexistence between humans and elephants and provides outreach around the world to help secure a better future for elephants.

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Pastoralism has become challenging in countries in the Sahel region such as Burkina Faso

Pastoralism, farming and a changing climate in the Sahel region

This case study sheds light on the adverse impacts of climate change for pastoral livelihoods in the Sahel region, and the need for regional coordination to build resilience in the region.

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ONGAWA Engineering for Human Development

ONGAWA Engineering for Human Development is an NGO (Non-governmental organization) which focuses on putting technology at the service of human development in order to build a fairer and more charit

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Tanzania Forest Conservation Group

Established in 1985, TFCG’s mission is to conserve and restore the biodiversity of globally important forests in Tanzania for the benefit of the present and future generations.

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Integrated Approaches for Climate Change Adaptation in the East Usambara Mountains: The eco-village approach

Funded by the European Union under the Global Climate Change Alliance, this project was implemented in the East Usambara Mountains, Tanzania, with the main goal of improving the livelihoods and resilience of communities. 

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Building Climate Resilience in Africa Through Research and Development

This article provides an evaluation of the Future Climate for Africa programme (2015-2021), which has brought together more than 200 researchers from over 20 countries to improve understanding of climate variability and change across Africa. 

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