Weather and climate information provided by national meteorological services across East Africa can at times be technical and difficult for non-experts to understand. That’s why a partnership across the region has come up with an ingenious solution: Climate Cafés. [more...]
An innovative programme currently being piloted in Uganda hopes to address the issue of contaminated water through financial incentives for the maintenance of safe water sources and adequate hygiene. If successful, it may provide a model to be used elsewhere in Sub-Saharan Africa. [more...]
This policy brief explores the relationship between climate change and post-harvest losses and assesses the use of post-harvest technologies in general to mitigate climate risks, with a focus on HSTs. [more]…
In the new ‘Climate and Development Outlook: Uganda Special Edition’, Revocatus Twinomuhangi describes the everyday reality of climate change for Ugandans, and the critical policy choices which face the country today. He also catches up with Mr. Chebet Maikut, Commissioner of Uganda’s Climate Change Department. [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.