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OPINION: Why I believe climate change researchers should contribute to Wikipedia

Following Africa's first Wikipedia edit-a-thon on climate change, Katharine Vincent of Kulima Integrated Solutions reflects on why she thinks Wikipedia is a powerful tool for research impact. [more]…

NEWS: Edit-a-thon helps tackle Wikipedia’s Africa gap

Lisa McNamara of CDKN reports on a pioneering event for African researchers to enhance the quality of climate change information on the world’s largest online encyclopedia. [more]…

FEATURE: Climate communications - Empowering women to speak up for themselves

Bibian Ama and Mairi Dupar discuss how empowering women in communities to speak up more effectively on climate change issues is vital to strengthening climate and development decision-making. [more]…

FEATURE: Ocean temperature increase along Senegalese coast could reduce sardine fisheries

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: Earth Observation data: The next frontier in climate resilience

Earth Observation data can fill gaps in field monitoring and measuring in data-scarce regions, and so improve our understanding of climate change - says Georgina Wade of Acclimatise. Urban planners in Monrovia, Liberia are already benefitting from this approach. [more]…

FEATURE: Finding unlikely connections - When soil meets sky in atmospheric science

Research from the Future Climate for Africa programme explores the links between soils, rainforests and rainfall patterns in the Ivory Coast - as Leonie Joubert explains. [more]…

NEWS: Participate in Africa's first-ever Wikipedia edit-a-thon on climate change

CDKN is partnering with Future Climate for Africa (FCFA) to host the first Wikipedia edit-a-thon on climate change in Africa. The event will be held from 30 July - 1 August in Cape Town, South Africa. Apply by 24 May to take part. [more]…

OPINION: Devastating floods over Malawi - An experience to learn from

Dorothy Tembo-Nhlema of the Future Climate for Africa programme gives her personal perspective on how Malawi has been affected by Cyclone Idai and how the country can become more resilient to future extreme weather. [more]…

FEATURE: Climate change leads Ethiopian herders to retrain as farmers

Climate change is changing the way of life that Ethiopian pastoralists have followed for millennia. Sebastian Malo reports on how the herders are adapting and learning to cope. [more]…

NEWS: Novel tool unveiled for climate risk profiling and adaptation

Last week, the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) launched an online climate risk profiling and adaptation tool, the Green Book, for local government decision-makers across South Africa. [more]…

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