Modeling by the Future Climate for Africa programme shows that climate change compounds other pressures on Senegal's fisheries. This could cause a blow to sardine populations, on which millions of people depend for nutrition and livelihoods. Leonie Joubert reports. [more...]
FEATURE: How climate researchers and businesses began speaking the same language – A case from Senegal
Researchers from the action-research project, PRISE, describe how new knowledge partnerships are making development more environmentally and economically sustainable in Senegal. [more...]
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...]
REPORT: Community-Based Adaptation Costing: An integrated framework for the participatory costing of community-based adaptations to climate change in agriculture
This paper, Community-Based Adaptation Costing: An integrated framework for the participatory costing of community-based adaptations to climate change in agriculture, seeks to outline the theoretical and methodological foundations of the PSROI framework, provide case-study results from each pilot study, and assess the strengths and weaknesses of the framework according to its robustness, effectiveness and scalability. [more]…
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INSIDE STORY: Direct access to the Adaptation Fund: Lessons from accrediting NIEs in Jamaica and Senegal
Jamaica and Senegal were among the first countries to accredit National Implementing Entities (NIEs) to give them direct access to the international Adaptation Fund. This case study assesses their experience and lessons for others. [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.
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Gouvernance transfrontalière du changement climatique dans les régions semi-arides: cas d’étude du Sénégal
PRISE research teams in Senegal analysed two cases of integrated governance of climate change, including the institutional factors and patents that support or hinder cross-border collaboration between local authorities on climate change.