UMFULA: Uncertainty Reduction in Models for Understanding Development Applications

Project Timeline

1 Jun 15 - 1 Jun 19

Project Contact

Ms Estelle Rouhaud / Prof Declan Conway Project Manager / Principal Investigator

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UMFULA (“river” in Zulu) is a four year research project that aims to improve climate information for decision-making in central and southern Africa, with a particular focus on Tanzania and Malawi. UMFULA is a global consortium of 15 institutions specialising in cutting edge climate science, impact modelling and socio-economic research.

Organisations Involved

  • Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment (London School of Economics and Political Science)
  • Kulima Integrated Development Solutions
  • University of Oxford
  • University of Cape Town
  • Sokoine University of Agriculture
  • Lilongwe University of Agriculture and Natural Resources
  • University of Leeds
  • Council for Scientific and Industrial Research
  • University of Manchester
  • University of KwaZulu-Natal
  • University of Sussex
  • University of Dar Es Salaam
  • University of Yaoundé
  • Mozambique National Institute of Meteorology

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LATEST VIDEOS

CDKN Webinar - What you always wanted to know about central and southern Africa’s climate

Climate modelling is a key tool in tackling the effects of climate change. Future Climate for Africa (FCFA) is a research programme that aims to generate fundamentally new climate science, and to ensure that this new science has an impact on human development across Africa. Dr Neil Hart presents a begginers’ guide, based on UMFULA’s work.

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BLOG: Climate, dams and data in Tanzania

Declan Conway, UMFULA Principal Investigator, looks at the increasing pressure climate change is having on hydropower generation and agricultural demands in Tanzania.

FCFA Mid-Term Conference 4th-7th September 2017, Cape Town

The FCFA Mid-term Conference will be held from 4th - 7th September, 2017 in Cape Town, South Africa.