Knowledge Sharing for Climate Change Adaption

Projects for Theme 'Poverty and vulnerability'

  • Roles of local and indigenous knowledge in addressing climate change

    Created by: admin | 2011-02-18 08:33

    Associated Organization: AfricaAdapt

    Summary: Nearly 200 researchers, civil society actors, donors, government officials, NGO practitioners and media specialists gathered in Addis Ababa to share and learn at this 3-day event.


  • The roles of media and intermediaries in translating, sharing, and advocating

    Created by: admin | 2011-02-18 08:30

    Associated Organization: AfricaAdapt

    Summary: Nearly 200 researchers, civil society actors, donors, government officials, NGO practitioners and media specialists gathered in Addis Ababa to share and learn at this 3-day event. The keynote speaker for this theme is Mr. Patrick Luganda (Chairman, Network of Climate Journalists of the Greater Horn of Africa).


  • Links between adaptation, mitigation and low carbon, or “climate compatible” development

    Created by: admin | 2011-02-18 08:27

    Associated Organization: AfricaAdapt

    Summary: Nearly 200 researchers, civil society actors, donors, government officials, NGO practitioners and media specialists gathered in Addis Ababa to share and learn at this 3-day event. The keynote speaker for this theme is Dr. Fatima Denton (Program Leader, Climate Change Adaptation in Africa, IDRC).


  • National and International Policy - Linking Policy and Practice

    Created by: admin | 2011-02-18 08:22

    Associated Organization: AfricaAdapt

    Summary: Nearly 200 researchers, civil society actors, donors, government officials, NGO practitioners and media specialists gathered in Addis Ababa to share and learn at this 3-day event. The keynote speaker for this theme is Dr Youba Sokona (Coordinator, African Climate Policy Centre)


  • Innovative Approaches for Mainstreaming Integrated Natural Resource Management in Agricultural Res.

    Innovative Approaches for Mainstreaming Integrated Natural Resource Management in Agricultural Res.

    Created by: anke | 2011-02-13 18:04

    Associated Organization: Mbarara University of Science and Technology (MUST)

    Summary: Goal: The project goal is to enhance sustainable productivity, value addition and competitiveness of the sub- regional agricultural system. Purpose: The purpose of the project is to enhance the adoption of Integrated Natural Resource Management (INRM) approaches in Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania.


  • Institutionalization of Indigenous Knowledge Research for Climate Adaptation: IK Institute

    Created by: anke | 2011-02-13 17:47

    Associated Organization: Mbarara University of Science and Technology (MUST)

    Summary: The proposed Institute of Indigenous Knowledge (IIK), will bring together practitioners of Indigenous Peoples and Traditional Communities, Natural & Social Scientists, who will capture, document, research and generate as well as share knowledge of useful IKs, their usage in the contemporary context and thereby preserve the information and promote their wider application. Community Outreach will facilitate interaction, collaboration & dissemination of research findings.


  • The Regional Climate Change Programme

    The Regional Climate Change Programme

    Created by: oneworld | 2011-01-24 02:32

    Associated Organization: OneWorld Sustainable Investments

    Summary: Southern Africa is one of the regions most vulnerable to climate change in the world. It frequently experiences weather changes and extreme events which set off other events, with consequences and dire implications that affect sectors of the economy. The RCCP is a set of programmatic responses to the challenges climate change presents in the development context, which collectively seek to enable transboundary adaptation to climate change, with equitable access to climate funding, in Africa.


  • Fighting Desertification using Traditional Knowledge: Opuntia ficus-indica tree planting

    Fighting Desertification using Traditional Knowledge: Opuntia ficus-indica tree planting

    Created by: mustapha | 2010-12-07 11:28

    Associated Organization: LEAD Tunisia

    Summary: Roles of local and indigenous knowledge in addressing climate change: We are planing to implement a project which could be replicated from the whole region as almost ten countries are affected by desertification. We are looking for partners not only across the region but worldwide who would like to contribute to the implementation.


  • AfricaAdapt Climate Change Symposium 2011

    Created by: admin | 2010-11-23 08:22

    Associated Organization: AfricaAdapt

    Summary: Nearly 200 researchers, civil society actors, donors, government officials, NGO practitioners and media specialists gathered in Addis Ababa to share and learn at this 3-day event. The presentations and extended abstracts for all papers from this exciting event can now be accessed here, via the Project Resources tab for each of the key symposium themes.


  • CCAA Learning Forum on Evaluating the Contribution of Climate Change Adaptation to Poverty Reduction

    CCAA Learning Forum on Evaluating the Contribution of Climate Change Adaptation to Poverty Reduction

    Created by: nathalie-beaulieu | 2010-11-01 08:56

    Associated Organization: CCAA program, supported by IDRC and DFID

    Summary:

    This page presents the documents prepared for, during and after the forum.


  • Communication for Sustainable Development Initiative (CSDI)

    Communication for Sustainable Development Initiative (CSDI)

    Created by: federica-matteoli | 2010-10-21 05:43

    Associated Organization: Food and Agriculture Organization

    Summary:

    The Communication for Sustainable Development Initiative – CSDI - is a FAO project supported by the Italian Ministry for Environment and the Territory that promotes the applications of communication strategies and approaches to climate change adaptation and food security. The project is strengthening and up scaling communication services in selected countries, making available suitable methods and tools at the international level through knowledge networks and partnerships.


  • Sharing community knowledge of climate change using multimedia approaches.

    Sharing community knowledge of climate change using multimedia approaches.

    Created by: ahs | 2010-09-04 03:16

    Associated Organization: Alice Health Services

    Summary: Alice Health Services is a Community Based Organization that seeks to identify methods that enable communities to mitigate the effects of climate change and learn to adapt. We plan to do this by launching workshops, radio and T.V programs involving the communities hardest hit by climate change based disasters to understand their process of adaptation and share it with the world.


  • Red Cross media actions to sensibilize communities in preparing for floods in Togo

    Red Cross media actions to sensibilize communities in preparing for floods in Togo

    Created by: awai | 2010-08-29 13:36

    Associated Organization: Togolese Red Cross in cooperation with German Red Cross

    Summary:

    The project aims at reducing flood-induced damages and loss of life in flood-prone areas along Togo’s rivers by reinforcing the existing community-based flood preparedness -and early warning system implemented by the Red Cross during the past two years. One core component of this project is an awareness raising campaign via theatre plays, dances and chants which are publicly performed by local theatre groups and their broadcasting on local radio stations in the respective local languages.


  • ResourceAfrica UK

    Created by: resourceafrica | 2010-08-29 08:34

    Associated Organization: ResourceAfrica UK

    Summary: Working with local communities ResourceAfrica UK communicates climate change science and impacts through theatre and photostories and facilitates capacity building for adaptation in the communities and local organisations


  • Climate Change Education and Awareness Project for Rural Communities

    Climate Change Education and Awareness Project for Rural Communities

    Created by: talk2frnds | 2010-08-17 15:19

    Associated Organization: Ability-in-Disability Initiative

    Summary: This project aims to enhance knowledge and improve access to information on climate change in 20 rural communities in Sub-Saharan Africa through the sponsoring of post-primary schools’ debating contests and video screening. The area faces geographical problems from soil erosion, abuse of woodland for fuel, deforestation, increasing unreliable rainfall, and oil pipeline vandalism with poor access to electricity, good roads, pipe-borne water and infrastructure for social development.


  • Knowledge Sharing Innovation Fund 2010

    Created by: binetou | 2010-08-17 10:09

    Associated Organization: AfricaAdapt

    Summary:

    2nd Edition of the Knowledge Sharing Innovation Fund.


  • Climate Airwaves

    Climate Airwaves

    Created by: admin | 2010-08-12 02:07

    Associated Organization: AfricaAdapt, Ghana Community Radio Network, World Association of Community Radio Broadcasters

    Summary:

    Engaging community radio in climate change adaptation research and advocacy in Africa. This project supports pioneering community radio stations in Ghana to share the latest climate change research with local policymakers and local communities, in formats that they can understand and use. Importantly, these radio stations will also be a platform for communities to share their valuable knowledge with each other and with others – giving a clearer picture of what women, men and children are already doing in their daily lives to adapt to a changing climate.


  • UN Project Concept Liberia

    Created by: unngo | 2010-08-10 10:39

    Associated Organization: UN NGO Sustainability

    Summary: Liberia is emerging from 20 years of civil conflict under a new, democratically-elected government. This five-fold project presents opportunities for peaceful development. Environmentally friendly technologies like solar cookers, improved cook stoves, solar pumps, Water Pasteurization Indicators, and solar lanterns are being used in the developing world. Through community based projects, these innovative technologies could alter and improve the economic, social, and health situation in Liberia.


  • Africa Climate Change Resilience Alliance

    Africa Climate Change Resilience Alliance

    Created by: josephinelofty | 2010-08-04 00:44

    Associated Organization: Oxfam GB, Save the Children, ODI, World Vision, CARE

    Summary:

    ACCRA is an exciting and ambitious consortium working to improve our understanding of adaptive capacity. It is made up of Oxfam GB, the Overseas Development Institute (ODI), Save the Children Alliance, Care International and World Vision International and funded by DFID. We have developed an innovative adaptive capacity framework which we are currently consulting on. We are carrying out research on existing Disaster Risk Reduction, Social Protection and Livelihoods programme interventions in Ethiopia, Uganda and Mozambique. 

    Latest publications from ACCRA: http://community.eldis.org/.59d669a8/publications.html

     


  • EJS Magazine

    EJS Magazine

    Created by: cypivys | 2010-07-29 04:20

    Associated Organization: Environmental Journalism Society of Kenya

    Summary: The EJS magazine will be identifying climate change issues and collect news and articles on them and issues it to the locals .Through the conferences, campaigns , advocacy workshops on climate change and other environment related issues, EJS will produce reports and newsletters on the same which will appear on the magazine and distrubuted for free to the locals and affected communities . The project will aim to bring environmental journalists in East Africa to help them on their daily environmental reporting .


  • Mechal - Resilience of small scale farmers

    Mechal - Resilience of small scale farmers

    Created by: bettina | 2010-07-23 01:27

    Associated Organization: Indigo development & change

    Summary: This interdisciplinary and integrative research project aims to identify, evaluate and, where appropriate, adjust existing strategies to cope with droughts in order to develop farming practices adapted to changing climatic conditions in semi-arid areas of South Africa and Ethiopia through an action research approach. Since rural women are among the most vulnerable land users the project team will generate specific strategies to enable them to meet their particular needs.


  • Strengthening Climate Resilience

    Strengthening Climate Resilience

    Created by: triciac | 2010-07-06 04:07

    Associated Organization: Institute of Development Studies

    Summary: Strengthening Climate Resilience helps governments and civil society build community resilience against natural disasters and climate change through a ‘climate-smart' disaster risk management approach. You can visit our community platform at http://community.eldis.org/scr


  • The Permaculture in Konso Schools Project (PKSP)

    The Permaculture in Konso Schools Project (PKSP)

    Created by: sfel | 2010-06-08 02:52

    Associated Organization: Strawberry Fields Eco Lodge

    Summary: The Permaculture in Konso Schools Project (PKSP) develops community resilience to climate change (drought-flood hydrologies) through Permaculture (PC) (A design based system for effective and sustainable management of ecological resources and food production (see: http://www.permaculture.org.uk/), introduced to communities in southern Ethiopia through schools.


  • Sharing Community Knowledge of Climate Change through Oral Histories in Post-Conflict Angola

    Created by: devworks | 2010-04-30 10:53

    Associated Organization: Development Workshop Angola

    Summary: Sharing Community Knowledge of Climate Change through Oral Histories in Post-Conflict Angola


  • RADIO DRAMAS FOR STRENGTHENING THE CAPACITY OF SMALLHOLDER FARMERS TO ADAPT TO CLIMATE CHANGE

    RADIO DRAMAS FOR STRENGTHENING THE CAPACITY OF SMALLHOLDER FARMERS TO ADAPT TO CLIMATE CHANGE

    Created by: dataphido | 2010-04-28 13:41

    Associated Organization: African radio Drama Association (ARDA)

    Summary: The project will synergistically research and design a 26 episode radio drama series to address climate change issues and adaptation technologies researched by local partner scientists for the benefit of small holder farmers in northern Nigeria. The radio "soap operas" will be aired on selected popular radio stations in the region.