Thursday, 24 April 2008

New project to support communication and networking on adaptation

A new project to enhance communication and networking on adaptation in Africa was approved in December 2007 by the CCAA program. The three-year project will explore how the livelihoods of vulnerable people in Africa can be improved by sharing climate adaptation knowledge between CCAA research partners, policy makers, civil society organizations, and vulnerable groups themselves.

Four core partners with complementary skills will lead and coordinate the activities:

A network facilitated by African research organizations, linking among and beyond CCAA participatory action research projects, will provide a starting point for a continent-wide model of knowledge sharing.

The project is due to start in April 2008. For more information, please contact the Programme Manager, Dr. Tom Mitchell


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