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Mountains Connect Interregional Workshop

The Mountains Connect Interregional Workshop brought together more than sixty participants from across the world's mountain regions to share and create new knowledge and experiences on adaptation and regional governance in mountain ranges.

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Muhisimbi Voice of Youth in Conservation

MUHISIMBI Voice of Youth in Conservation aims to conserve and protect nature, especially remain mountain gorillas, through development projects providing alternative livelihoods for those with limi

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Université du Burundi

The University of Burundi (French: Université du Burundi, or UB) is a public university located in Bujumbura, Burundi.

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Mountains ADAPT: Solutions from East Africa

The Mountains ADAPT: Solutions from East Africa booklet showcases adaptation solutions proven to be successful in response to specific issues caused or accelerated by climate change that negatively affect mountain communities’ livelihoods and ecosystems. The publication includes Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, South Sudan, the United Republic of Tanzania and Uganda.

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East Africa Mountains Regional Dialogue Meeting

The event brought together 31 participants including representatives from the East African Community (EAC) Secretariat, the members of the Climate Change Technical Working Group (CCTWG) from the partner states and other key stakeholders from East Africa, and suggested establishing an East Africa Mountains Stakeholder Platform under the EAC.

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EAC

East African Community

The East African Community (EAC) is a regional intergovernmental organisation of six (6) Partner States, comprising Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, South Sudan, Tanzania and Uganda, with its headquarters i

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Mountain Adaptation Outlook Series: Synthesis Report

This 2018 synthesis report explores existing adaptation policies in main global mountain regions, and identifies gaps - as well as opportunities - to integrate mountain-specific adaptation measures into key sectoral, national and regional development strategies and policies.

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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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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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Adaptation at Altitude: Solutions and Climate Action in East African Mountains

This event video recording and summary explores what communities, governments and the East African Community are doing to adapt to climate change and promote transboundary cooperation. 

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ARCOS

Albertine Rift Conservation Society

The Albertine Rift Conservation Society (ARCOS Network) is a regional conservation organization with the mission to enhance biodiversity conservation and sustainable management of natural resources

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Figure 2 from page 8 of the report: SDC Climate change foresight analysis Global and regional risks and hotspots Update 2021. (Click to enlarge)

SDC Climate change foresight analysis (2021)

This 2021 foresight report provides information about short- and medium-term climate-related risks and analyses these risks with regard to water, food, health and regional stability.

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Foresight analysis: Global and regional risks and hotspots (2020)

This foresight report provides information about short- and medium-term climate-related risks and analyses these risks with regard to water, food, health and regional stability.

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A Story of a flood in East Africa

HyCRISTAL has spent the past four years exploring how to draw together the experiences of people living through typical flood events in East African cities.

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Adansonia-Consulting

Adansonia-Consulting has carried out numerous studies, trainings and project/programme evaluations in the humanitarian, development and conservation field for UN organisations (FAO, OCHA, UNDP-GEF,

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Kenya’s perfect storm of Covid-19, floods and locusts swarms: What does it mean for food security?

In 2020, the East African region faced the multiple threats of locust swarms, flooding and COVID-19 which affected the livelihoods and food security of millions of people. This video discusses what could have been done to reduce the impacts of these threats.

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Windhoek city stakeholders participating in the co-exploring language activity.

“How-to” Guide: Co-exploring Terminologies

This brief explains how to conduct a terminology co-exploration exercise for climate change adaptation decision-making.

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Windhoek city stakeholders participating in the co-exploring language activity.

"Explainer" Guide: Co-exploring Terminologies

This brief explains why co-exploring language and terminology is important for creating a level playing field at the beginning of a multi-stakeholder engagement.​

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University of Namibia

The University of Namibia (UNAM) is the largest university in Namibia. It was established by an act of the National Assembly on 31 August 1992.

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Learning Labs in Windhoek (video)

This video outlines how the Learning Labs approach brings stakeholders together to tackle climate change adaptation issues emerging in urban Africa. 

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Tanzania

Tanzania: Ecosystem-based Adaptation

Two projects were implemented to address adaptation needs in Dar-es-Salaam and the following coastal districts: Pangani, Rufiji, Bagamoyo, and Zanzibar.

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Community consultation in Isiolo to identify priorities. Photo credit: The Adaptation Consortium

Kenya’s County Climate Change Funds

Developing countries require significant financing to support the development and implementation of their NAP processes. This financing is expected to come from a mix of sources.

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Integrating Climate Adaptation in Water Catchment Planning in Uganda

This briefing note provides an overview of the results of a climate risk assessment of water resources in the Ruhezamyenda catchment in Uganda.

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Climate Smart Agriculture Youth Network

The CSA Youth Network is a group of volunteers that have a strong interest in the climate-smart agriculture and the environment.

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