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Film: Attributing extreme weather events

What if we could better prepare for hazards like flooding and heat waves by understanding the changing risks of extreme weather events? This short film explains the process behind attribution science and its importance in preparing for the future. [more...]

PROJECT: Building resilience in Rwanda through business collaboration

Project Reference: RSGL-1301

Out of the estimated 123,000 businesses in Rwanda around 98% are small and medium enterprises (SMEs), and around 84% of them are informal. Climate-related hazards impact many of these businesses in rural and urban areas, for example when landslides hot, transport routes are blocked off or when flooding occurs, production processes are disrupted. Support structures for enhancing the resilience of these small and medium sized businesses, are often not within their capacities. [more...]

POLICY BRIEF: Climate trends in Ethiopia: Summary of ACCRA research in three sites

This brief, Climate trends in Ethiopia: Summary of ACCRA research in three sites, summarises research conducted by the Africa Climate Change Resilience Alliance (ACCRA) in three sites in Ethiopia in 2010-11. It analyses the impacts of climate hazards, variability and change on livelihoods in all three locations, and concludes with key recommendations for action. [more...]