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Using Nature to Help People Adapt to Climate Change: NatureUganda taking the Lead

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Countries in the seasonally dry tropics of East Africa are predicted to suffer significant negative impacts from climate change, with increasing variability in climate, and more extreme weather events, including sustained droughts and flash floods. This will have serious
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African Network Shares Knowledge & Builds Capacity on Climate Adaptation

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The pressing need for a for a “continental network for adaptation in Africa” was the conclusion of the workshop held earlier this month in Nairobi entitled ‘Convening Adaptation Knowledge Networks and Platforms in Africa‘.

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Africa Adaptation Knowledge Network: A Collaborative Hub on Climate Change Adaptation

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The Africa Adaptation Knowledge Network was launched last week by UNEP as a hub for knowledge, research, successful initiatives, and collaborative partnerships on climate change adaptation. From managing coastal erosion, to tackling pressures on food supply – the Africa Adaptation
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UNFCCC COP18 Must Accelerate Climate Action

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Christiana Figueres of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) said last week that the upcoming COP18 in Doha, Qatar, beginning November 26, must deliver its objectives to speed up global action towards a low-emission future where everyone
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Southern African Science Service Centre for Climate Change and Adaptive Land Management (SASSCAL)

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The Southern African Science Service Centre for Climate Change and Adaptive Land Management (SASSCAL) is a joint initiative of Angola, Botswana, Namibia, South Africa, Zambia, and Germany, responding to the challenges of global change. The SASSCAL will improve the

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“Intelligent Insurers” & Future Mega Trends

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KPMG is embarking on an in-depth consultative project to help insurers around the world as they prepare for the forces and mega trends which will shape the global insurance industry well into 2020. These mega trends which are global and
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The Adaptation Network

A creative platform for sharing of experiences, practical approaches and frameworks relating to climate change adaptation in South Africa.
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ICTs used to reduce effects of climate change in Africa

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Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) are becoming increasingly popular tools in African cities to lessen, and where possible, prevent the severe effects of climate change-induced emergencies. Many African countries are particularly vulnerable to the impacts of climate change and are
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AfricaAdapt

An independent bilingual network focused exclusively on Africa to facilitate the flow of climate change adaptation knowledge for sustainable livelihoods between researchers, policy makers, civil society organisations and communities.
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Climate Impacts: Global and Regional Adaptation Support Platform (ci:grasp)

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The Climate Impacts: Global and Regional Adaptation Support Platform (ci:grasp) is a web-based climate information service. It aims to support decision makers in developing and emerging countries to prioritise adaptation needs, and to plan and implement appropriate adaptation measures. 

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