Knowledge Sharing for Climate Change Adaption


  • Course on Climate Change Adaptation in agriculture and natural resources management

    binetou | 2010-07-05 08:44

    Wageningen UR Centre for Development Innovation is organising a course on Climate change adaptation which will be held in East Africa from 28 February - 11 March 2011. The course is designed for mid-career professionals who are engaged at higher levels and deal with policy making either from the research ... [ read more ]

  • Call for Submissions for the Upcoming AfricaAdapt Newsletter

    binetou | 2010-06-30 04:21

    To all AfricaAdapt Users:For our next newsletter we would like to hear your opinions! AfricaAdapt’s newsletters are aimed to keep you informed about what is happening around the network and about upcoming events related to climate change adaptation in Africa. We invite you to submit your viewpoints on key issues ... [ read more ]

  • Second Science with Africa Conference: Science, Innovation and Entrepreneurship

    giuliafrontini | 2010-06-24 07:20

    This Conference is organized by the UN Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) and the African Union Commission (AUC), and aims to explore policies, measures and mechanisms for promoting innovation and entrepreneurship in areas such as agriculture, ICTs, health, infrastructure, intellectual property and technology transfer, green science and climate change. Dates: ... [ read more ]

  • Job Vacancy : Climate Risk Management Coordinator in Uganda

    binetou | 2010-06-18 03:45

    In order to support coherent and sustainable climate risk management,The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has commissioned IISD to conduct climate risk assessments in Uganda. IISD will work in close collaboration with UNDP CO, government representatives, and relevant partners from the civil society. The role of the climate risk management ... [ read more ]

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  • First call for concept notes: Adapting to Climate Change in Agriculture and the Environment …

    binetou | 2010-06-15 03:29

    BioInnovate is launching a first call for concept notes that will address the effects of climate change on African agriculture and the environment and the use of biosciences innovations to enable African farmers, agroprocessing industries, small businesses and local communities to adapt to climate change.This Call for Concept Notes is ... [ read more ]

  • Fellowship for African Researchers

    binetou | 2010-06-15 03:02

    The Future Agricultures Consortium (FAC) is launching a new fellowship programme for the next generation of researchers working on the future of agriculture in Africa. FAC is supporting a three-year capacity building programme that will be available to early career professionals working in Africa and the UK.Deadline for submission of ... [ read more ]

  • Professional Development Course on Climate Adaptation

    binetou | 2010-06-10 02:56

    The Climate Systems Analysis Group (CSAG) at the University of Cape Town, the Oxford office of the Stockholm Environment Institute (SEI Oxford) and the Global Climate Adaptation Partnership (GCAP) are offering a 4-week course to meet emerging professional needs in the areas of climate data and information use, climate risk ... [ read more ]

  • Vacancy : Regional Facilitator for the Challenge Program for Climate Change, Agriculture and …

    binetou | 2010-06-01 08:27

    CCAFS is seeking a Regional Facilitator for West Africa. The Regional Facilitator will be hosted by, and employed through, ICRISAT in Niamey Niger.

    For more info, please see job description attached.

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  • Job Vacancy : Climate Risk Management Coordinator in Kenya

    binetou | 2010-05-25 04:14

    The Ministry of Environment and Mineral Resources (MEMR) and UNDP Country Office (UNDP CO) in Kenya will be jointly implementing a two years Climate Change Adaptation Programme that seeks to put in place long term mechanisms for addressing climate change in Kenya.

    The Africa Adaptation Programme (AAP) has the ... [ read more ]

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  • Africa Agricultural Science Week

    binetou | 2010-05-06 05:01

    FARA will organize from 19 to 24th of july 2010 the African Agricultural Science Week in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso. All stakeholders and actors in African agriculture such as NARS, farmers' organizations, development agencies, small and medium enterprises etc., from the host country and the region are invited to participate as ... [ read more ]

  • Vacancy : UNECA Coordinator, African Climate Policy Centre

    binetou | 2010-04-30 04:28

    UNECA is seeking a P6 (director level) to lead the Africa Climate Policy Centre (ACPC) based in Addis Ababa .The ACPC is within the ClimDev programme.

    The application deadline is 19 June 2010, for more information please see the job description attached.

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  • Adaptation Fund: First Call for Project Proposals

    binetou | 2010-04-27 05:43

    At its ninth meeting, the Adaptation Fund Board (AFB) issued the first call for project proposals. In addition, the AFB accredited the first agencies to manage grants from the Adaptation Fund. The three agencies are the Centre de Suivi Ecologique from Senegal, which is the first “National Implementing Entity” that ... [ read more ]

  • AfricaAdapt Newsletter

    binetou | 2010-04-26 09:57

    The third edition of the Network Newsletter is now available, enjoy !

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  • Call for Papers : Colloquium on Adaptation

    binetou | 2010-04-21 02:54

    A Colloquium on Adaptation will be held from July 6th to 8th 2010 in Dakar, Senegal.The topic of this colloquium, "Adaptation to climate change: Strategies for exchange and sharing of information for the benefit of communities" responds to the fact that having good information is central in providing appropriate solutions ... [ read more ]

  • Conference : "Pastoralism and Climate Change Adaptation in Africa"

    binetou | 2010-03-27 06:10

    A stakeholders' conference on climate change adaptation in Africa will be hosted by Egerton University, Kenya, from 24th to 28th May, 2010. The theme of the conference is: "Pastoralism and Climate Change Adaptation in Africa".

    The conference is supported by the IDRC and the DFID programme on "Climate Change Adaptation ... [ read more ]

  • VACANCY: CCAFS Science Officer

    binetou | 2010-03-27 05:58

    CGIAR center in Kenya currently looking for a highly competent and dynamic science officer for Climate Cchange, Agriculture and Food Security Theme 1 : 'Diagnosing vulnerability and analysing opportunities' that will be based in Nairobi, Kenya.

    For further information, Please visit this link :

    Closing date: 31 March ... [ read more ]

  • Vacancy : AfricaAdapt Network Coordinator

    binetou | 2010-03-24 06:00

    The AfricaAdapt Network seeks to appoint a Network Co-ordinator with a range of technical and management skills and practical experience in the area of knowledge sharing/management, communications, marketing and organisational development. The Network Coordinator will be responsible for co-ordinating the day-to-day implementation of the AfricaAdapt work programme, working closely with ... [ read more ]

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  • Collecting Climate Change Adaptation Narratives in Africa

    binetou | 2010-03-19 07:48

    Climate Change is a reality. But how does it affect the lives of vulnerable people on a daily basis? Which practices and policies are implemented to reduce its impact? To give advice and tricks on acquiring testimonials and to share narratives from projects it supports, the program Climate Change Adaptation ... [ read more ]

  • AfricaAdapt Newsletter #1

    blaneh | 2009-09-21 04:25

    We are pleased to announce the publication of our first network newsletter. Our newsletters will help you learn more about what is happening around the AfricaAdapt network and about upcoming events related to climate change adaptation in Africa. To access it please follow the link below: English NewsletterNous sommes ... [ read more ]

  • Innovation Fund : Information to Shortlisted Candidates

    binetou | 2009-09-14 03:24

    Dear Candidate, Congratulations, your have been selected for the second stage of the call! You are invited to submit a full proposal to the AfricaAdapt Knowledge Sharing Innovation Fund using the form attached. Please send us your application by 17.00, 15th of September 2009 (GMT time). If you have any ... [ read more ]

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