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African Water Researcher Designs Innovative Dew Collector Prototype

Gabin Adaptation H20 dew collector

Gabin Koto N’Gobi’s research focuses on water. But it was the lack of water in the semi-arid northern region of his home country, Benin, which really motivated him. As part of his doctoral studies at the Université d’Abomey-Calavi, Koto N’Gobi designed a prototype for collecting dew – a design so innovative in the region that it won […]




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African Adaptation to Climate Change in Action

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The Climate Change Adaptation in Africa (CCAA) research and capacity development program has supported 46 research projects in 33 African countries over the past 6 years.  Established in 2006, the CCAA program aimed to improve the capacity of African people, organizations and countries to adapt to climate change in ways that benefit the most vulnerable. The initiative […]




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