- Supporting African community radio journalists: in partnership with the World Association of Community Radio Broadcasters (AMARC) Africa Adapt brought community radio journalists from Burkina Faso, Mali and Kenya to cover these important negotiations.
- AfricaAdapt daily reports from COP15: Daily reports and viewpoints from the conference which you can follow on the Africa Adapt Twitter page, YouTube page, or on the AfricaAdapt website.
- Two AfricaAdapt partner organisations, ENDA-TM and IDS, have stands at COP15. Please feel free to stop by either of these stands to introduce yourself. It would be our pleasure to meet you! We will also be attending various sessions and side events. Visit the AfricaAdapt website for full details on where we’ll be.
- The second edition of the AfricaAdapt network newsletter is now available. It includes news from the network, profiles of network members and projects, and insights on key issues related to adaptation in Africa. You can download the newsletter here:English (pdf) (French to follow)
- Joto Afrika Volume 2: Managing Africa’s Water Resources in a Changing Climate
The 2nd edition of Joto Afrika is now available in print and electronic format. This edition focuses on water resource management and climate change. It includes a feature article on a South African project featured on the AfricaAdapt website, and several other interesting examples of adaptation in the water sector. You can download it here (pdf) (French to follow)
Related news: The Climate Change Adaptation in Africa (CCAA) research and capacity development program CCAA staff and partners is on the ground in Copenhagen, contributing to events on climate information for Africa’s most vulnerable and on adaptation strategies for farmers and food systems.
- See a presentation by CCAA program manager Simon Carter on Africa’s vulnerability to climate change and lessons from adaptation research.
- Read more on: CCAA activities at COP 15 and CCAA media contacts
- Read an African perspective on the negotiations in this working paper by CCAA research officer Alioune Kaere.
- Read Simon Carter’s recent article, “Protecting the vulnerable in a changing climate” in Canada’s Hill Times.
- Read Stories from the Field to learn about adaptation research underway in Kenya, Madagascar, Benin, and Morocco.
Climate change is real, and it's affecting subsistence farmers worldwide. This project is trying to help people in western Kenya adapt to climate change, using both modern science and the Indigenous Knowledge of the Nganyi "rain-making" family