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Wollega University

Wollega University, also known as Nekemte University, is a university in Nekemte, a town in the Western Oromia Region of Ethiopia.

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Communicating climate change: A practitioner’s guide

This guide will help you explain to colleagues or the broader public how the climate is changing and what they can do about it. It includes insights from working in Africa, Asia and Latin America.

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Nordiska Afrikainstitutet

The Nordic Africa Institute is a center for research, documentation and information on contemporary Africa in the Nordic region. Based in Uppsala, Sweden, the Institute is dedicated to providing ti

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University of Jos

The University of Jos is based in Nigeria. It was established with the vision of being an innovative institution with great interaction between 'town and gown'.

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FAOC

Foundation for AIDS Orphaned Children (FAOC) is a Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) operating in Isingiro District, southwestern Uganda. It was founded and registered in 1994.

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Climate Change Management Department - Zimbabwe

Mission: To climate proof all socio-economic sectors of Zimbabwe through effective climate change management.

Our objectives are to:

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Global warming of 1.5°C and higher brings profound challenges to semi-arid regions

This page collects together key messages and outputs from the ASSAR project relevant to global warming of 1.5°C and higher.

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The Source Plus

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Hawassa University

The mission of Hawassa University is to advance knowledge, enhance technology creation and transfer, promote effective entrepreneurship, and inculcate a responsible and democratic attitude through

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An Annotated Bibliography of Ecosystem Approaches in Africa

This work summarizes 700 articles, papers, books and reports on topics ranging from general ecosystem theory, implementation and its application from 2015 to 2018.

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Footsteps Africa

Footsteps Africa is a local NGO in Malawi, established in 2015. We are based in Blantyre.

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Embracing the uncomfortable silences in climate information exchange

This article shares experience from a workshop in Windhoek, Namibia, where climate and social science researchers sat down with city managers and technicians to discuss climate information needs.

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The gendered challenges of food security

This article provides key findings from ASSAR study sites in the semi-arid regions of Africa and India, where gender was found to have a large role in how food security is affected.

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Do conservancies enhance the adaptive capacity of communities?

Consevancies allow communities to benefit from and mange wildlife resource, however how they are formed  and by who affects their livelihoods and resilience of these communities.

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African Development Bank

The African Development Bank Group (AfDB or ADB) or Banque Africaine de Développement (BAD) is a multil

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Building capacity for risk management in a changing climate

Building capacity for risk management in a changing climate

This Raising Risk Awareness (RRA) project analyses the role of climate change in affecting the hydrological regimes of Kenya, Ethiopia, India and Bangladesh. 

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Moving through uncertainty, toward Research for Impact

Accepting uncertainty must be part of our unfolding research practice. This CARIAA blog post addresses the challenges posed by uncertainty and how these can be overcome.

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The IPCC’s 1.5°C Report: increasing risk of heatwaves in African cities

Suzanne Carter, CDKN Country Engagement Coordinator, highlights why we need to start seriously considering the risk of extreme heat in African cities, following the release of the IPCC’s 1.5 Report.

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Urban resilience and everyday risk

African cities face unique challenges and climate change threats. This paper analyzes how resiliency can be made applicable to urban African contexts.

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Revenue-Generating Opportunities Through Tailored Weather Information Products

This continental-scale market assessment investigated how thriving commercial weather markets could be catalysed in the 11 African countries supported by the CIRDA programme.

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Pan African Climate Justice Alliance

The Pan African Climate Justice Alliance (PACJA) is a continental coalition of Civil Society Organizations from diverse backgrounds in Africa. Founded in 2008, the Pan African Climate Justice Allia

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Ministry of National Development Planning

The mission of the Ministry of National Development Planning, Government of Zambia, is“To efficiently and effectively coordinate national planning and economic management in a transparent and a

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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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Namibia Climate Change Adaptation booklets

These two booklets, one in English and the other in Oshiwambo, look at the changing climate in Namibia, and at the measures being taken to adapt.

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