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 13 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

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UMFULA Meets With Malawian Government To Discuss Climate Information

FCFA and UMFULA hosted a panel discussion with members of the Government of Malawi. Discussions centred around the climate change agenda in Malawi, the need to provide robust and appropriate climate...

Future Climate Projections for Tanzania

The UMFULA research team of the FCFA programme has analysed 34 Global Climate Models that provide projections for Tanzania to try to distil robust messages and some key trends that may...