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NEWS: One Planet Fellowship applications now open for the next generation of African climate scientists

The One Planet Fellowship is a $20 million initiative dedicated to supporting research on climate change adaptation. The Fellowship is an academic mentoring scheme which targets the next generation of African climate scientists. Applications close on 31st March 2020. [more]…

NEWS: New evidence to better inform infrastructure investments in Central and Southern Africa

The four-year UMFULA research project has made substantial advances in understanding the current and future climate of central and southern Africa. Declan Conway of the Grantham Research Institute discusses how critical it is to know how climate risk may affect major infrastructural investments being planned and implemented in the region.  [more]…

FEATURE: RURBAN solution might be the answer for India's water management

A new platform and set of tools developed by ICLEI-South Asia called ‘RURBAN Platform’ seeks to help city managers work in a more collaborative and ‘climate-smart’ way. [more]…

FEATURE: How are Ugandan farmers adapting to climate change?

How are Ugandan farmers adapting to climate change? By abandoning maize for new varieties of rice in response to changing weather patterns - found Isaiah Esipisu in this investigative report from Amuru district in the country’s north. [more]…

NEWS: What's in the IPCC Special Report on Ocean and Cryosphere for Latin America? New CDKN guide

From the high Andes to the low lying coasts, the frozen lands and coastal-marine environments of Latin America are affected by changes in the climate. These changes are detailed in the IPCC's recent Special Report on the Ocean and Cryosphere in a changing climate and now explained in straightforward text and pictures by CDKN for Latin American audiences. [more]…

NEWS: What's in the IPCC Special Report on Ocean and Cryosphere for Africa? New CDKN guide

Changes in oceans and coastal environments brought about by climate change - including more extreme events - and changes in high, frozen mountain regions have implications for African societies. This 'explainer' guide by CDKN, to the IPCC's Special Report on the Ocean and Cryosphere in a Changing Climate, illuminates key issues for African readers. [more]…

NEWS: What's in the IPCC's Special Report on the Ocean and Cryosphere for South Asia? New CDKN guide

The condition of the oceans and the cryosphere (frozen parts of the Earth) affect our lives - as described in the IPCC's recent Special Report. This 'explainer' guide from CDKN pulls out key messages and graphics of relevance to everyone in South Asia's diverse landscapes. [more]…

FEATURE: Malawi heatwaves threaten tea yields and livelihoods

Neha Mittal, Katharine Vincent, and Andy Dougill from the Future Climate for Africa programme describe how the recent heatwave in Malawi could represent the 'new normal' - and there are ways for Malawian tea growers to adapt. [more]…

FEATURE: Benefits of a circular economy - A view from Nepal

The circular economy is an alternative to the linear economic model which ends in product disposal. This is why it is gaining much attention globally and is widely popular among businesses – report Kaustuv Raj Neupane and Rachana Upadhyaya [more]…

FEATURE: Understanding how climate change impacts different social groups in Namibia

Suzanne Carter of CDKN reflects on how Vulnerability Risk Assessment (VRA) training in Namibia aims to help decision makers better understand how climate change and social vulnerabilities intersect, and plan effective community adaptation interventions. [more]…

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