This short film highlights the potential of mini-grids to address the energy challenges in rural Africa, while tackling the global challenge of climate change. [more...]
WEBINAR: Communicating climate information and uncertainties better – Cognitive psychology insights and practical experiences
A webinar from the Future Climate for Africa programme on 29 November will share practical recommendations and approaches to communicating climate change information, including uncertainties. It will draw on insights from cognitive psychology and experiences from FCFA's work in west and southern Africa. [more...]
Beatrice Mosello is cautiously optimistic about current work to assist African policy makers integrate water security and climate resilience into development planning. [more...]
A new 'Inside Story on Climate Compatible Development' from CDKN and HELIO International looks at the experiences of Benin, Mali and Togo in working towards ‘Smart Energy Paths’. [more]…
REPORT: Sustainable Farmland Management in the Context of Climate Change in Inland Valleys of Southern Benin
This project, Sustainable Farmland Management in the Context of Climate Change in Inland Valleys of Southern Benin, expanded knowledge of how to better manage inland valleys in Southern Benin for improved food security in the context of climate change. [more]…
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The book synthesises the ESPA programme's compelling evidence on ecosystems and wellbeing. It addresses the evolving framings and contexts of ecosystem services for poverty alleviation, reviews the impacts of ongoing drivers of change and presents new ways to achieve sustainable wellbeing, equity, diversity, and resilience.
The dependence of the world’s poorest people on the environment and their contribution to its stewardship are often ‘hidden’ in public debates and decision-making processes. Trade-offs and any potential human costs must be understood and explicitly addressed. An environmental justice approach can help achieve this.