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FEATURE: Modelling Mozambique's low-emissions future

Almeida Sitoe, Sadie Cox and Tim Woods report on a major low-emissions project that is modelling future development pathways for Mozambique and providing scenarios for the next version of its NDC. [more]…

FEATURE: Progress towards low-emission development in Côte d'Ivoire

Alain Serges Kouadio and Tim Woods report on a major low emission development project that is boosting energy access in Côte d'Ivoire by using many parts of the rice plant to create bioenergy. [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]…

FEATURE: Policy coherence for sustainable development in Africa

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]…

NEWS: Call for evidence on long-term adaptation to climate change

The Least Developed Countries Group is inviting submissions on effective long-term adaptation to climate change. The submissions will contribute to a major new initiative that seeks to develop a long-term vision for climate resilience up to 2050. [more]…

FEATURE: Arid Niger a 'model for Africa' as desert blooms

Grappling with desert conditions, insurgency and decades of political instability, Niger has long struggled to feed its rapidly growing population. But experts say efforts to change that are bearing fruit - and may even be a model for the region. Thin Lei Win reports. [more]…

OPINION: What global warming of 1.5 ℃ and higher means for Botswana and Namibia

Mark New and Brendon Bosworth describe how global warming of 1.5℃ and higher will mean even greater warming and damaging impacts for climate change 'hotspots' in the southern Africa region. [more]…

OPINION: The IPCC’s 1.5°C Report: increasing risk of heatwaves in African cities

Suzanne Carter, CDKN Country Engagement Coordinator, highlights why we need to start seriously considering the risk of extreme heat in African cities, following the release of the IPCC’s Special Report on 1.5°C. [more]…

FEATURE: Scaling up mini-grids - How Nigeria learned from Ghana

A team of Nigerian electricity experts has travelled to Ghana to better understand how Ghana is scaling up its low carbon mini-grids programme. Charlie Zajicek caught up with Victor Osu, of Nigeria’s Rural Electrification Authority, to find out more about this LEDS GP-sponsored exchange. [more]…

WEBINAR: Policy coherence for sustainable development in sub-Saharan Africa

In a 4 October webinar, Future Climate for Africa researchers will share their analysis of policy coherence to achieve sustainable development in the water, energy and food sectors. Findings and recommendations will be illustrated with case studies from Tanzania, Malawi, and Zambia. [more]…

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