The Nelson Mandela African Institution of Science and Technology
The Nelson Mandela African Institution of Science and Technology is tasked with training and developing the next generation of African scientists, engineers and technologists, who will impact on th
The SEI Initiative on Climate Services
This initiative aims to develop new approaches for the improved design, use and interpretation of climate services. This page describes the initiative and how to get involved.
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.
Using a sector development agency to mobilize a local green economy
Read how GreenCape, through its work across government, business and academia, has generated significant private sector investment and employment in green business, technologies and manufacturing.
CEN Integrated Environmental Management Unit
CEN Integrated Environmental Management Unit actively contribute toward socio-economic advancement as well as to the management of South Africa, especially the Eastern Cape’s deep and rich natural
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Low Emission Development in Africa and Southeast Asia (V-LED)
The Vertical Integration and Learning for Low Emission Development project aims to strengthen policy coordination and mutual learning to support LED in Kenya, S. Africa, Vietnam and the Philippines.
Comparative Assessment of Decentralization in Africa
This study is a comparative report drawing upon desk studies of 10 African countries above, plus follow-up field studies in Botswana, Mali, Mozambique, Nigeria, and Tanzania
Institute of Natural Resources NPC
The Institute of Natural Resources NPC (INR) (http://inr.org.za/) was founded thirty-four years ago and is a Non-profit Company located in Pietermaritzburg, KwaZul
Coastal Oceans Research and Development in the Indian Ocean (CORDIO) - East Africa
Coastal Oceans Research and Development in the Indian Ocean (CORDIO) was initiated in 1999 as a response to the El-Niño related mass bleaching and mortality of corals in the Indian Ocean in 1998.
Adaptation Fund Projects in Action
VIDEO: An overview of Adaptation Fund projects under implementation all over the world.
Southern African Development Community
The Southern African Development Coordinating Conference (SADCC), established on 1 April 1980 was the precursor of the Southern African Development Community (SADC).
Institute of Southern African Studies
The Institute  of Southern African Studies, based at the National University of Lesotho, serves as one of the principal research centres for identifying, initiating, promoting, and coordina
Conservation South Africa
Conservation South Africa (CSA) is committed to helping society to adopt a more sustainable approach to development, one that considers and values nature at every turn.
SANBI - South African National Biodiversity Institute - Biodiversity for Life
The South African National Biodiversity Institute (SANBI) leads and coordinates research, and monitors and reports on the state of biodiversity in South Africa.
Spekboom Carbon Sequestration and Rehabilitation Project
In the Eastern Cape Province of South Africa, Subtropical Thicket has faced severe pressure from agriculture. Originally spekboom-dominated thicket covered approximately 1 200 000 ha of which 550 000 ha (46%) is heavily degraded, 450 000 ha (37%) is moderately degraded, and only about 200 000 ha (17%) is intact.
Cape Town lessons in adapting
Since 2006 there have been efforts within the City of Cape Town local government...
Strengthening climate resilience in African cities - A framework for working with informality
What opportunities and challenges does climate compatible development present in the context of rapidly growing cities across the African continent, where two key features are...
Adaptation options for S. African agriculture
This paper is part of a study of eleven African countries, Regional Climate...
Impacts of sea-level rise in Africa
Africa has a large and growing coastal population, including a number of important coastal cities. With sea-level rise, flooding and inundation of coastal areas would be expected...
Southern Africa Adaptation Colloquium Film
This short film captures the key messages and debates emerging from the first Southern Africa Adaptation Colloquium, held in November 2013.
University of Cape Town
UCT aspires to become a premier academic meeting point between South Africa, the rest of Africa and the world.
Working together on Cape Town flooding
The City of Cape Town faces many challenges: in-migration, housing and service delivery backlogs, budget...
Governing climate risks in Cape Town
Cape Town has an extensive coastline, numerous wetlands and winters marked by heavy rains and stormy seas. The coast, wetlands and waterways count as major assets to the city, but also pose...