September 18, 2018
To encourage public dialogue on climate change in Namibia, the Adaptation at Scale in Semi-Arid Regions (ASSAR) project launched a special climate change radio series with national broadcaster Kati-FM, one of Namibia’s most popular stations. The debut show aired on July…
September 07, 2018
Under the Future Resilience for African Citie and Lands (FRACTAL) project, six cities in Africa – Blantyre, Gaborone, Harare, Lusaka, Maputo and Windhoek – are exploring the use of narratives to facilitate knowledge sharing and engagement around climate change.  Developing…
September 06, 2018
Within the Africa Youth Conference 2018, that will take place in October 2018 in Nairobi, Kenya, UN Women partnered with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) to conduct a challenge and award grant financing to help African youth entrepreneurs  to develop and implement…
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August 28, 2018
Le projet Promouvoir les Gains des Energies Renouvelables (ProGREEN) en Afrique de l’Ouest a tenu une réunion du groupe consultatif les 23 et 24 juillet au Centre de compétences WASCAL à Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso. L’objectif de la réunion était de…
August 27, 2018
The African, Caribbean and Pacific Group of States (ACP) is an international organisation created 1975 and headquartered in Brussels, Belgium.  It includes 48 countries from Sub-Saharan Africa, 16 from the Caribbean and 15 from the Pacific. The ACP Secretariat is…
August 07, 2018
The Promoting Gains in Renewable Energy (ProGREEN) West Africa project held an Advisory Group meeting on July 23–24 at the WASCAL Centre of Competence in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso. The purpose of the meeting was to collect input from the project…
August 06, 2018
In a recent story on the Adaptation at Scale in Semi-Arid Regions (ASSAR) project website, Rabiatu Abass, a University of Ghana student reflects on her recent visit to Cape Town, her first time in South Africa, where she attended ASSAR’s annual meeting…
August 03, 2018
The Periperi U partnership is convening an intensive, two-week Risk Methods School from 10-22 September 2018 in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. Hosted by Ardhi University, the School will offer courses in collaboration with the World Health Organisation, United Nations Development Programme and…
July 31, 2018
The Symposium on the Impacts of Climate Change on Lake Victoria will take place on December 3-4, 2018 in Kampala, Uganda. Its goal is to gather and promote information on climate change initiatives by African and non-African organisations and scientists undertaking…
July 25, 2018
By Prosper Adiku, Rahinatu Sidiki Alare and Wendy Boakye On May 13-16 2018, the winners of the Climate Change Adaptation Through Youth Innovation (CATYI) competition paid a visit to the Institute for Environment and Sanitation Studies (IESS) of the University of…