Future Climate for Africa’s (FCFA) Nkulumo Zinyengere recently attended the first Africa Hydromet Forum at the Africa Union Commission headquarters in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. In this blog Nkulumo draws together the key messages and recommendations from the Forum.
The UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Assessment reports are internationally regarded as authoritative sources of climate change knowledge. However African participation remains low. We call on the climate research and policy communities to promote the call for 6th Assessment Report author nominations within their African network
The first Africa Hydromet Forum took place in Addis Ababa from 12th-15th September and was cohosted by the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia and the African Union Commission.The Forum provided a platform to position hydromet strengthening as a pillar of Africa’s climate resilient development and adaptation planning.
A new paper, published in BAMS (the Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society), calls for collaboration between climate modellers and African scientists, to deliver a dramatic improvement in climate information over Africa.
Partnerships and collaboration key to addressing water and sanitation challenges under climate change in Lusaka, Zambia
This blog details discussions around water and sanitation challenges under climate change in Zambia held during a recent FCFA FRACTAL project breakfast in Lusaka.
Read HyCRISTAL's principal investigator John Marsham in this Climate Change News article.
This project will provide climate information for tea-producing regions in southern Malawi and western Kenya.
This research investigates how climate scientists can better communicate and visualise uncertain climate information for decision makers and other non-experts.
Study shows that melting Greenland ice-sheets could affect agriculture and induce migration in the Sahel.
A study involving researchers from FCFA's AMMA 2050 has found that melting Greenland ice sheets could affect agriculture and livelihoods in the Sahel.
This blog describes how Future Climate For Africa (FCFA), is assisting Rwanda’s national climate and environment fund (FONERWA) to ensure that green growth projects consider the risks and opportunities that climate change presents.