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FEATURE: Effective climate services involve more than meteorologists - to reach their full potential

Katharine Vincent, Jemimah Maina, Fiona Percy, Emma Visman and Calistus Wachana describe a range of projects and approaches that are bringing weather and climate information to people - so that they can make more informed decisions in their daily lives, in what's called 'co-production' of climate services. [more]…

FEATURE: Multi-level learning - Insights from the ASSAR climate research consortium

Lucia Scodanibbio shares her personal insight on how the ASSAR climate change research consortium used different methods for internal communication, knowledge-sharing and learning to improve the whole team's skills and effectiveness. [more]…

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]…

NEWS: Clik Hub, network of networks to enhance knowledge for climate action

Non-state actors play a key role in climate agendas -- more than ever before. They are mobilising people and spreading knowledge in diverse and tangible ways. One example is Clik Hub, a newly-launched initiative from CDKN. The Hub has brought together representatives of 18 Latin American networks to create a ‘network of networks’ for climate action. Maria Jose Pacha, Latin America Knowledge Management Coordinator, reports. [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]…

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]…

FEATURE: Pioneering climate change curricula in southern Africa

A CDKN-funded master's curriculum development project has taken off in southern Africa and is now being implemented by several universities in the region. [more]…

NEWS: African Climate Risks Conference 2019

Future Climate for Africa (FCFA) is organising an African Climate Risks Conference that will take place from 7 - 9 October 2019 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The call for abstracts is now open. [more]…

FEATURE: Film-making to support agri-extension in Uganda

A new initiative under Future Climate for Africa (FCFA) is using film-making to improve communications between farmers and government officials in Uganda. Leonie Joubert reports. [more]…

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