This issue of Ethiopia's NDC Highlights newsletter focuses on the country's REDD+ programme and green technology development and transfer. [more...]
This inside story recounts the lessons learned by researchers and practitioners in Namibia over seven years of implementing different research projects on climate adaptation and resilience. [more...]
The third episode of the Finance for Resilience podcast unpacks some basics about the Green Climate Fund (GCF), and explores the challenges and successes of becoming accredited to receive GCF funds and implementing GCF projects in the region. [more...]
POLICY BRIEF: Using climate information to achieve long-term development objectives in Malawi (FCFA)
A new policy brief from the Future Climate for Africa (FCFA) programme suggests that decision-makers in Malawi aren't making best use of medium- to long-term climate information that could help them reduce the risks from higher temperatures, variable rainfall and rising sea levels. [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.
Climate-smart agriculture approaches will be necessary to secure food production across Africa as the effects of climate change are increasingly felt. Can these approaches also help lift the poorest farmers out of poverty?
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.
This synthesis of ten ESPA agriculture projects assesses whether - and how - climate-smart agriculture can be developed in an equitable way that helps all people to move out of poverty.
Many national policies and international agreements include goals to protect ecosystem services. This guidebook helps readers to assess how ecosystem service models could support policy-making in their countries and is based on practical experiences in sub-Saharan Africa.