Knowledge Sharing for Climate Change Adaption

News for Theme 'Agriculture, fisheries and food security'

  • Lindiwe Sibanda: Keynote Address

    admin | 2011-03-22 11:58 | Related project | Agriculture, fisheries and food security, Crosscutting Issues, Energy, Forestry, Gender, Health, International climate negotiations, Poverty and vulnerability, Water

    Lindiwe Sibanda: New Thinking on Community-led Responses: From Local to Global View more presentations from AfricaAdapt

  • Henry Mahoo: Keynote Address

    admin | 2011-03-22 11:51 | Related project | Agriculture, fisheries and food security, Crosscutting Issues, Energy, Forestry, Gender, Health, International climate negotiations, Poverty and vulnerability, Water

    Henry Mahoo: Roles of local and indigenous knowledge weather forecasting in addressing climate change View more presentations from AfricaAdapt

  • Fatima Denton: Keynote Address

    admin | 2011-03-22 11:50 | Related project | Agriculture, fisheries and food security, Crosscutting Issues, Energy, Forestry, Gender, Health, International climate negotiations, Poverty and vulnerability, Water

    Fatima Denton: Links between adaptation, mitigation and low carbon, or climate compatible development View more presentations from AfricaAdapt

  • Keynote Address by Youba Sokona

    admin | 2011-03-22 11:45 | Related project | Agriculture, fisheries and food security, Crosscutting Issues, Energy, Forestry, Gender, Health, International climate negotiations, Poverty and vulnerability, Water

    Youba Sokona: Adaptation is development: Linking policy to practice View more presentations from AfricaAdapt

  • Keynote Address by Patrick Luganda

    admin | 2011-03-22 11:43 | Related project | Agriculture, fisheries and food security, Crosscutting Issues, Energy, Forestry, Gender, Health, International climate negotiations, Poverty and vulnerability, Water

    Patrick Luganda: Role of the media in climate change adaptation View more presentations from AfricaAdapt

  • Community led responses to climate change: let’s start build from the local to the global

    admin | 2011-03-21 08:31 | Related project | Agriculture, fisheries and food security, Crosscutting Issues, Energy, Forestry, Gender, Health, International climate negotiations, Poverty and vulnerability, Water

    The AfricaAdapt Symposium opened in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia at the UNECA conference centre on March 9 2011. Leading from the opening session, the first panel of the event focused on ‘Community Led Responses – from local to global’. This interactive session followed well after the opening addresses, where the need to ... [ read more ]

  • National and international policies on climate change – linking policy and practice

    admin | 2011-03-21 08:28 | Related project | Agriculture, fisheries and food security, Crosscutting Issues, Energy, Forestry, Gender, Health, International climate negotiations, Poverty and vulnerability, Water

    This session chaired by Monica Idinoba from the African Union highlights the array of challenges that we face in linking global policy to the national level. Are national strategies being coherently developed and implemented? Are these policies adequately responding to the needs at the local level? The panelists during this ... [ read more ]

  • How can we effectively communicate, translate and share climate change knowledge?

    admin | 2011-03-21 08:22 | Related project | Agriculture, fisheries and food security, Crosscutting Issues, Energy, Forestry, Gender, Health, International climate negotiations, Poverty and vulnerability, Water

    To scale up and down research and policies, climate change knowledge needs to be shared between different actors and the general public. This session, chaired by Patrick Luganda, highlighted an array of mediums - from community radio to newspapers and the internet – that can be used to communicate and disseminate climate ...

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  • Keynote speaker bio: Henry Mahoo

    admin | 2011-03-06 03:42 | Related project | Agriculture, fisheries and food security, Crosscutting Issues, Energy, Forestry, Gender, Health, International climate negotiations, Poverty and vulnerability, Water

    Prof Henry Mahoo holds a BSc in Applied Hydrology (University of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania) , MSc in Irrigation Engineering; (Univ. Newcastle, UK), and a PhD from Sokoine University of Agriculture, Tanzania. His areas of speciality include hydrology, irrigation, drainage and water harvesting. Henry  is a member of Institution of Engineers ... [ read more ]

  • Keynote speaker bio: Dr Youba Sakona

    admin | 2011-03-06 03:40 | Related project | Agriculture, fisheries and food security, Crosscutting Issues, Energy, Forestry, Gender, Health, International climate negotiations, Poverty and vulnerability, Water

    Dr. Youba Sokona is the coordinator of the African Climate Policy Centre (ACPC) based in the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa. The ACPC is a joint initiative of the African Union Commission, the African Development Bank and the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa. He is also a co-chair ... [ read more ]

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    admin | 2011-03-06 03:24 | Related project | Agriculture, fisheries and food security, Crosscutting Issues, Energy, Forestry, Gender, Health, International climate negotiations, Poverty and vulnerability, Water

    Lindiwe Majele Sibanda has been CEO of FANRPAN since 2004. She is currently coordinating policy research and advocacy programs in 14 southern African countries, all aimed at making Africa a food-secure region. Her portfolio includes policy research and advocacy work on food policies, agricultural productivity, natural resources and environment, and ... [ read more ]

  • Keynote speaker bio: Patrick Luganda

    admin | 2011-03-06 03:19 | Related project | Agriculture, fisheries and food security, Crosscutting Issues, Energy, Forestry, Gender, Health, International climate negotiations, Poverty and vulnerability, Water

    Patrick Luganda is the Chairman of the Network of Climate Journalists in the Greater Horn of Africa (NECJOGHA) and Editor in Chief of the Farmers Voice Newspaper in Uganda. He is an active science journalist with special interest in Climate related issues and agriculture. He is an award winner of ... [ read more ]

  • Keynote speaker bio: Fatima Denton

    admin | 2011-03-06 03:14 | Related project | Agriculture, fisheries and food security, Crosscutting Issues, Energy, Forestry, Gender, Health, International climate negotiations, Poverty and vulnerability, Water

    Fatima Denton leads IDRC research on adaptation strategies that help Africa’s poor cope with climate change impacts like reduced agricultural productivity and more intense weather events. She joined IDRC in 2006 after working as a senior energy planner with the United Nations Environment Program (UNEP) in Denmark. She has ... [ read more ]

  • Snow Falls in Kenya!

    ahs | 2010-09-11 07:03 | Related project | Agriculture, fisheries and food security, Crosscutting Issues, Health, Poverty and vulnerability

    On Friday 6 September  2010,  the community of Charagita in Ol-Kalau, Kenya woke up to find snow on their fields;  a new phenomenon brought about by climate change.

  • new mechal website

    bettina | 2010-07-23 01:47 | Related project | Agriculture, fisheries and food security, Crosscutting Issues, Gender, Poverty and vulnerability, Water

    We now have a new website with resources etc. Please visit: www.mechal.org

  • progress up to end of April 2010

    aupwae | 2010-05-12 02:53 | Related project | Agriculture, fisheries and food security, Energy, Forestry, Gender, Water

    AUPWAE is working with four women farmer groups in four sub-counties of Bulamagi & Nakigo of  Iganga and Busedde & Buyende  in  Jinja districts.  These sub-counties were identified by district and sub-county leaders as the mostly affected with deforestation. In these sub-counties there is a lot of sugar cane growing which require ...

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  • May Tip of the Month

    narradapt | 2010-05-06 09:23 | Related project | Agriculture, fisheries and food security, Crosscutting Issues, Energy, Forestry, Gender, Health, International climate negotiations, Poverty and vulnerability, Water

    How to use the NarrAdapt discussion section?

    To participate to any thread and discussion initiated on your NarrAdapt page (or on any other page on the Africa adapt website), here are simple guidelines you should follow! Sign in to your profile as usual and then click on “Project Discussion”. You ...

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  • April Tip of the Month

    narradapt | 2010-04-01 12:21 | Related project | Agriculture, fisheries and food security, Crosscutting Issues, Energy, Forestry, Gender, Health, International climate negotiations, Poverty and vulnerability, Water

    How to post a video on Africa Adapt?

    Binetou Diagne, Africa Adapt Knowledge Sharing Officer (KSO), answers this for you :

    “For your video editing, I will suggest the use of Windows Movie Maker software that is free of charge and easy to use (Editor’s note : you can find it ...

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  • Learning From Other Sectors

    ghaylor | 2009-06-02 11:43 | Related project | Agriculture, fisheries and food security, Crosscutting Issues, Gender, Poverty and vulnerability, Water

    Climate change is a new and dynamic field with much to learn from poverty alleviation, disaster preparedness, geophysics, governance, food, water and energy security. As we all learn and grow in understanding about climate change adaptation it is essential that we share our understanding and build on each others insights ... [ read more ]