Knowledge Sharing for Climate Change Adaption


  • Call for Papers : Nature Climate Change

    binetou | 2010-11-02 10:42

    Launching in April 2011, Nature Climate Change aims to be the world's leading research journal for documenting new scientific discoveries about how we will experience and respond to the challenges of a changing climate.

    The Editorial team is now accepting submissions of original research articles from both the natural and ... [ read more ]

  • Take the ALM's Adaptation Knowledge Needs Survey

    binetou | 2010-11-02 10:33

    The Adaptation Learning Mechanism (ALM) invites you to participate in the 2010 Adaptation Knowledge Needs Survey. This survey has been designed to identify knowledge needs and gaps, as well as useful services to facilitate knowledge exchange, in the field of climate change adaptation. For more info :

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  • Grant Awards for Global Environmental Change Research in Africa

    binetou | 2010-11-02 10:26

    START, the global change SysTem for Analysis, Research and Training has launched the Call for Proposals (CFP) for the 2011 START Grant Awards for Global Environmental Change Research in Africa. The Grant Awards will be offered to African scientists to support collaborative research with other African scientists and/or with scientists ... [ read more ]

  • Call for papers : "Adapting to Climate Change in Vulnerable Coastal Communities"

    binetou | 2010-11-02 10:20

    The purpose of this call is to support research that can provide options that will strengthen the ability of coastal communities to prepare for and recover quickly from water-related stresses exacerbated by climate change. IDRC is seeking ideas for a limited number of research grants of up to CA$500,000. Please ... [ read more ]

  • AfricaAdapt Innovation Fund 1st Call of proposals: Shortlisted projects

    binetou | 2010-10-26 11:13

    The AfricaAdapt Team is delighted to announce that 35 projects have been short-listed for the Knowledge Sharing Innovation Fund. The committee set up to assess the 450 proposals received against the criteria outlined in the call and have selected 35 initiatives. The breadth and creativity of the short-listed projects demonstrate ... [ read more ]

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  • 2nd Climate Change Adaptation in Africa (CCAA) Learning Forum in Dakar

    binetou | 2010-10-26 08:19

    This Learning Forum will be held in Dakar 25-29October 2010. It is one in a series of reflection and learning workshops through which CCAA partners bring their field experiences to bear on critical climate change adaptation themes and synthesize key lessons. This forum aim at allowing CCAA projects to contribute ... [ read more ]

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  • 2010 Innovation Fund shortlist out in one week

    binetou | 2010-10-18 03:53

    The 2nd Edition of AfricaAdapt Knowledge Sharing Innovation Fund is a great success, we received over 400 applications ! We thank all the organisations and individuals for sharing their innovative ideas. However, due to the overwhelming number of applications, we will only be able to inform you of the status ... [ read more ]

  • ACCRA adaptive capacity framework

    binetou | 2010-10-14 05:47

    The Africa Climate Change Resilience Alliance has launched the consultation version of the ACCRA adaptive capacity framework. ACCRA is a consortium working to improve our understanding of adaptive capacity on areas of Disaster Risk Reduction, Social Protection and Livelihoods programme interventions in Ethiopia, Uganda and Mozambique. To find out more, ... [ read more ]

  • E-learning course on Climate Change Diplomacy

    jnnam | 2010-09-19 12:03

    An e-learning course on Climate Change Diplomacy has been developed by . The course aims to provide the training for participation in multilateral negotiations, public sector work, and diplomatic engagement in relation to climate change through an enhanced understanding of its science, international policy framework, and the key negotiation issues ... [ read more ]

  • Programme Manager – Climate Change and Environmental Economics

    jnnam | 2010-09-15 08:33

    The International Development Research Centre (IDRC) is recruiting for the position of Program Manager – Climate Change and Environmental Economics to be based in Ottawa, Canada. The Program Manager, will be responsible for the overall management of the Climate Change and Water, Climate Change Adaptation in Africa, and the Environmental ... [ read more ]

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  • Phd Positions at University of Cologne and the University of Bayreuth

    binetou | 2010-09-13 03:49

    The Department of Geography at the University of Bayreuth are offering three PhD positions, to begin on November 1st, 2010, as part of a project funded by the German Research Foundation(DFG).The research project takes the global concept of ‘Adaptation to ClimateChange’ as a travelling idea that undergoes reinterpretation, modification and ... [ read more ]

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  • The Third Lagos State Summit on Climate Change

    binetou | 2010-09-13 03:36

    The theme for the workshop is “Towards an appropriate and effective Institutional Framework and capacity building for combating climate change”. If you'd like to submit a brief abstract (no more than 200 words) along with your bio, we'll be considering and selecting speakers over the next few weeks. For more ... [ read more ]

  • 1st Water and Youth Summit in Kenya

    binetou | 2010-09-13 03:29

    From 14 to 15 October 2010, will be held in Nairobi, Kenya, 1st Water & Youth Summit on "Access to drinking water and climate change". It aims at creating a platform for the exchange of experiences and knowledge to young people from different African and international organizations.Youth organizations, international organization, ... [ read more ]

  • IDRC’s Graduate Research Awards on Climate Change and Water

    binetou | 2010-08-18 02:43

    The International Development Research Centre's Climate Change and Water program is pleased to launch a call for proposals for its new graduate research awards entitled "Adaptation H2O". For more details regarding the eligibility criteria please refer to the attached call for proposals or visit: The application deadline is ... [ read more ]

  • 2010 Innovation Fund submission deadline extended

    binetou | 2010-08-17 11:02

    The 2nd Edition Innovation Fund is already proving to be a great success! We thank all organisations and individuals for sharing their innovative ideas. Due to the overwhelming level of interest and requests for information and to allow those in areas challenged by poor telecommunications, we have extended the closing ... [ read more ]

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  • Web 2.0 Learning Opportunity

    binetou | 2010-07-27 10:45

    CTA in collaboration with the Baraka Agricultural College will organised a 5-day Web 2.0 Learning Opportunity staring on Monday 27 September 2010. Participants will be introduced to selected web 2.0 applications and learn on how to use them. The training will cover advanced online searching, getting information served via alerts ... [ read more ]

  • Launch of the 2nd AfricaAdapt Knowledge Sharing Innovation Fund !

    binetou | 2010-07-26 06:23

    We are pleased to announce the launch of the 2nd Edition of the Knowledge Sharing Innovation Fund ! This year, the Fund offers grants of up to US$6.500 to projects that seek to overcome barriers to sharing knowledge with ’hard to reach’ or marginalized African communities. Applications should be submitted ... [ read more ]

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  • Online course : Community-Centered Adaptation to Climate Change

    binetou | 2010-07-20 10:17

    CSDi (Center for Sustainable Development) is announcing the launch of a module of four online field courses on community-centered adaptation to climate change. These courses begin by introducing basic climate change concepts, and develop as participants identify local vulnerabilities and investigate solutions. Courses enable participants to develop on-the-ground projects with ... [ read more ]

  • Call for Concept Papers for a Climate Change Innovation Award 2010 for African women and you …

    binetou | 2010-07-08 03:14

    The African Technology Policy Studies Network (ATPS) in partnership with UNEP launched the “Climate Sense Programme”which aims to promote Climate Change dialogue and encourage new scientific breakthroughs, new technologies and innovations, Innovation Incubation Initiatives, to address the climate challenge at all levels of African Society. For more info, visit : ... [ read more ]

  • Post Graduate Fellowships for Women Scientists from Sub-Saharan Africa and LDC's

    binetou | 2010-07-08 03:06

    Postgraduate Training Fellowships for Women Scientists from Sub-Saharan Africa and Least Developed Countries (LDC) at Centres of Excellence in the South. The Fellowship is offered to women scientists to pursue postgraduate research in a field of the natural sciences. Deadline for applications: 31 July of each year. For more info, ... [ read more ]