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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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New Regional Collaboration Centre in Kampala Supports CDM Projects

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The United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) secretariat and the East African Development Bank (EADB) have signed a partnership agreement to establish a regional collaboration centre in Kampala, Uganda in an effort to increase participation in clean development

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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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The Africa Adaptation Knowledge Network

An African platform aimed at building a shared knowledge base intended to help build an innovative community of practice which enhances adaptive actions through sharing lessons, knowledge and information in 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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Conserving ‘Blue Carbon’ Important for Climate Change and may be Worth $42 Billion Annually

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A new study led by Duke indicates that by destroying or converting coastal habitats, up to 1 billion tons of carbon emissions may be released into the atmosphere each year – which is 10 times higher than previously reported.
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Connect4Climate and MTV Launch ‘Voices4Climate’ Competition

Connect4Climate (C4C), in collaboration with MTV and TerrAfrica, have just launchedVoices4Climate’ – a new global photo, video, music video and podcast competition focused on highlighting powerful young voices on the issue of climate change.
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An international energy consultancy which specialises in sustainable energy technologies and policy, and related economic, financial, commercial and environmental work.
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United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC)

An overall framework convention for intergovernmental efforts to tackle the challenge posed by climate change.
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