“Decades of sustainable development gains can be wiped out overnight,” he lamented in Yokohama, citing the deadly cyclone streak in Mozambique earlier this year, floods that plagued Japan just days ago, and the wildfires presently ripping through the Amazon. With July recorded...
New World Bank research shows that governments across the world are pouring money into water and sanitation subsidies but all too often that funding doesn’t flow to those who need it most. However, subsidies can be powerful and progressive...
By Andrew Kaggwa and David Luganda, AFMC/NECJOGHA Dar es Salaam, Tanzania – There is a higher chance of wetter conditions in most of the equatorial and southern sectors of the Greater Horn of Africa (GHA) during October to December 2019...
By Andrew Kaggwa,, NECJOGHA DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania The last four years have been the warmest on record and the month of July 2019 has been the warmest since global climate records began being recorded in 1880. According to Dr. Richard Graham...
By Andrew Kaggwa DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania - The Tanzania Minister of Works, Transport and Communication, Isaack Kamwelwe has challenged scientists to consider indigenous knowledge when doing weather forecasting.   “In south western Tanzania there are a variety of insects and...
By Andrew Kaggwa, NECJOGHA DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania The March to May (MAM) rain season performed badly because of the effect of two cyclones coming after one another. This was said by Paulino Omay a climatologist with the IGAD Climate predication Application...
By Andrew Kaggwa, NECJOGHA Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania – The Fifty Third Greater Horn of Africa Climate Outlook Forum (GHACOF 53) starts on Monday August 26 to August 28, 2019 in Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania. GHACOF 53 will convene at Hyatt...
The world faces an invisible crisis of water quality. Its impacts are wider, deeper, and more uncertain than previously thought and require urgent attention. While much attention has focused on water quantity – too much water, in the case of floods; too...
By Afrobarometer The recent havoc caused by tropical cyclone Idai which struck the southern African countries of Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Malawi is a grim reminder that Africa remains the most vulnerable continent as far as climate change mitigation is concerned. A...
BY NECJOGHA TEAM Nairobi, Kenya- The Famine Early Warning Systems Network (FEWS NET) has warned that food insecurity is expected to worsen in many countries of the Greater Horn of Africa (GHA). FEWS NET is a leading provider of early warning...

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