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...]
Watch the webinar presented by Future Climate for Africa programme experts in October 2018, about how African societies can achieve their climate resilience goals while also addressing the Sustainable Development Goals more broadly. [more...]
With increasing use of 'blended finance' approaches, public and private financiers are joining forces in the Southern African region to invest in climate change solutions. The increased willingness of public and private investors to work together is a portent of good things to come - report Blaise Dobson and Charlotte Ellis of SouthSouthNorth. [more...]
Zambia's climate is bound to change in the coming decades - as climate change takes hold globally. How should policy-makers and investors take these climate risks into account? That’s the subject of a new policy brief from the Future Climate for Africa programme and CDKN. [more]…
INSIDE STORY: The case for Evergreen Agriculture in Africa - Enhancing food security with climate change adaptation and mitigation in Zambia
This Inside Story looks at how evergreen agriculture combines agro-forestry with the principles of conservation farming by integrating particular tree species into annual food crop systems. [more]…
Resources from our partners
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.