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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 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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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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Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock

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

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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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Sahel Food Crisis 2012: Drawing water from a well in the community of Natriguel, Mauritania

Transboundary climate and adaptation risks in Africa: Perceptions from 2021

This publication documents how African policy-makers and experts perceive climate change and adaptation risks that have the potential for multi-country to regional consequences.

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The IPCC’s Special Report on the Ocean and Cryosphere in a Changing Climate: What’s in it for Africa?

This publication offers a guide to the IPCC’s Special Report on the Ocean and Cryosphere in a Changing Climate, prepared for decision-makers in Africa by the Climate and Development Knowledge Network (CDKN), Overseas Development Institute (ODI) and SouthSouthNorth (SSN). This is not an official IPCC publication.

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FRACTAL podcast series

The STARTcast is a podcast created by START for early- and mid-career scientists. Listen to Season 2 on co-creating climate information with decision-makers for climate-resilient cities in southern Africa as part of the Future Resilience for African Cities and Lands (FRACTAL) project.

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Bottom-Up Adaptive Decision-Support for Resilient Urban Water Security: Lusaka Case Study

This research applies the Decision-Scaling (DS) method as an adaptation framework for decision support, by evaluating system vulnerabilities at both the city- and region- scale for resilient urban water security in Lusaka. 

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International Gorilla Conservation Programme

The goal of the International Gorilla Conservation Programme (IGCP) is to ensure the conservation of mountain gorillas and their regional afromontane forest habitat in Rwanda, Uganda and the Democr

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Federal Government of Ethiopia

The Government of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia is led by the Prime Minister, who selects all the remaining ministers in the Cabinet, also known as the Council of Ministers. 

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Exploring the conflict blind spots in climate adaptation finance

This report investigates climate change adaptation programmes in fragile and conflict-affected situations, how such programmes could be improved and how adaptation finance could be increased.

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Supporting young people’s prospects for decent work in the drylands of east and west Africa

The report reviews opportunities for young people in the drylands of Ethiopia, Nigeria, South Sudan, Somalia, Sudan and Mali to pursue climate-resilient work and provides key recommendations.

 

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Aga Khan Foundation

Established in 1967, the Aga Khan Foundation (AKF) brings together human, financial and technical resources to address the challenges faced by the poorest and most marginalised communities in the w

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