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...
Urgent action is needed to safeguard the biodiversity of the world’s forests amid alarming rates of deforestation and degradation, according to the latest edition of The State of the World’s Forests released today. Published on the International Day for Biological Diversity (22...
Weather and climate information provided by national meteorological services across East Africa can at times be technical and difficult for non-experts to understand. That’s why a partnership across the region has come up with an ingenious solution: Climate Cafés. In...
The coronavirus pandemic hits communities already reeling from the worst locust outbreak in 70 years and record high water levels in Lake Victoria A year of exceptional rainfall, floods and locust outbreaks is decreasing the resilience of vulnerable populations in...
By David Luganda, AFMC/NECJOGHA The rising water level of Lake Victoria, last week broke the record set 56 years ago. According to Eskom, the company managing power generation in the country, the water levels of  Lake Victoria, the biggest water body...
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...
WRITTEN BY:KNA  KBC Channel Traders in Suswa trading center in Narok East Sub Conty are counting their losses after flash floods swept through their business premises destroying property worth millions of shillings. This after a heavy downpour on Tuesday night that...
WRITTEN BY:Hunja Macharia  KBC Channel  West Pokot Governor John Lonyangapuo has urged the National Government to fast track rehabilitation of roads washed away by floods saying his residents are suffering. Lunyangapuo witnessed fast hand what residents are going through after his...
  The state says 194 lives have been lost so far across the country since the onset of heavy rains and flooding. This is according to the government, with Interior Cabinet Secretary Dr Fred Matiang'i saying those at risk in Garissa...
 By Estelle Rouhaud, Future Climate for Africa   Science and the Covid-19 crisis The Covid-19 crisis has put a spotlight on the global health science community. Rapid requests for scientific evidence about the virus have spread and health scientists have...

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