By Andrew Kaggwa and David Luganda, NECJOGHA Experts at the just concluded Fifty Sixth Greater Horn of Africa Climate Outlook Forum (GHACOF56) have predicted a drier than usual spell in the region from October to December. “The consolidated objective climate forecast...
The Network of Climate Journalists of the Greater Horn of Africa (NECJOGHA) is organizing a climate café scheduled for 3.00-5.00pm EAT on Tuesday August 25th, 2020. NECJOGHA comprises of the 11 countries of the Greater Horn of Africa which include Burundi, Djibouti,...
Weather and climate information provided by national meteorological services across East Africa can at times be technical and difficult for non-experts to understand. A working partnership across the region has come up with an ingenious solution: Climate Cafés. In the Greater Horn of...
Geneva, 9 July 2020 – The annual mean global temperature is likely to be at least 1° Celsius above pre-industrial levels (1850-1900) in each of the coming five years (2020-2024) and there is a 20% chance that it will...
During the month of May 2020, which coincides with the lean season, approximately 42,000 people (0.4%) were classified in Emergency (IPC Phase 4), while approximately 1,402,000 people (13%) were classified in Crisis (IPC Phase 3), 3,919,000 (36%) in Stress...
The East and Horn of Africa region is already home to some of the most food insecure populations in the world. Now, with countries such as Ethiopia, Kenya and Somalia currently facing one of the worst desert locust infestations...
By David Luganda- AFMC /NECJOGA  The Intergovernmental Authority on Development Climate Prediction and Applications Center (ICPAC)  has forecasted wetter than usual for the month of July 2020. According to ICPAC, areas to receive wetter than usual rainfall are the Karamoja Cluster,...
East Africa’s agro-pastoral areas at risk of new wave of desert locusts  Nairobi / Djibouti- Ministers responsible for Agriculture and Livestock of the Member States of the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD), including representation from Saudi Arabia and Yemen, held...
Exceptionally heavy seasonal rains across East Africa since late April have resulted in widespread floods that caused a heavy loss of life and property, compounding the risks to human health and food security from the COVID-19 pandemic and the...

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