Welcome to the 5th Africa Dialogue Platform on Anticipatory Humanitarian Action! The 5th Africa Dialogue Platform will take place in a hybrid format, with studios in Nairobi and Johannesburg and many sessions being held online. Taking...
Background information The First FA Stakeholders’ Workshop was focused on South Africa and took place virtually. It was comprised of Internal workshop (30 November – 1 December 2020) and external stakeholder workshop (9 December 2020)...
by Snober Abbasi | @snobers | Thomson Reuters Foundation Read Orginal story here: Thomson Reuters Foundation As development challenges become ever more complex during the COVID-19 pandemic, the need for high-quality journalism to shed light...
The South African government has declared a national state of emergency to deal with the impact of heavy rainfall and flooding in the province of KwaZulu-Natal last week. On 11 and 12 April, between 200 and 400...
Are you from the East Africa region and have something to say about the climate? The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) in Eastern Africa invites submissions for climate-related articles that focus on all sectors....
By Feisal Omar  The Thomson Reuters BAARDHEERE, Somalia, March 15 (Reuters) - It has not rained on Habiba Maow Iman's farm in southern Somalia for two years. Her animals are dead; her crops...
Weather, climate and water extremes are becoming more frequent and intense in many parts of the world as a result of climate change. More of us are exposed than ever before to multiple related hazards, which are...
REGISTER This session will bring together technical experts, economists, and policy specialists to bring forth solutions to the threat posed by climate change to Africa’s food security.
VIRTUALSPEECH DELIVERED BY: Inger AndersenEVENT: Opening remarks at the 55th Session of Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) and 12th session of Working Group II of the IPCC Mr Hoesung Lee, Chair of the Intergovernmental Panel...
By Andrew S.K Kaggwa and David Luganda - NECJOGHA After almost two years of persistent drought conditions, IGAD’S Climate Prediction and Applications Centre (ICPAC) today announced that heavy rains could fall over East...