admin | 2013-11-19 14:34Location:Conference Hall, ICRAF Campus, Nairobi, KenyaDate - Start: November 28, 2013
admin | 2013-11-08 15:03
The World Bank has prepared a background paper, titled 'Transforming Agriculture in the Sahel: What Would It Take?' as input into summits on pastoralism and irrigation in the Sahel that the Bank and its development partners are organizing in Nouakchott and Dakar, respectively, on 29 and 31 October.... [ read more ]
admin | 2013-11-05 18:33
The 17th BASIC Ministerial Meeting on Climate Change brought together representatives from Brazil, India, South Africa and China (BASIC), who adopted a joint statement emphasizing that the upcoming Warsaw Climate Change Conference "should be an implementation Conference of the Parties (COP)."
Ministers add that the effective ... [ read more ]
admin | 2013-11-05 18:28
The Adaptation Fund Board (AFB) approved a new project in Rwanda and accredited the Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme (SPREP) as a Regional Implementing Entity (RIE) of the Adaptation Fund at its 22nd meeting.
The Rwanda project, a $9.97 million grant focusing on participative ... [ read more ]
admin | 2013-10-31 13:56
The UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) held an expert meeting for African academics and journalists to review a manuscript for a forthcoming UNESCO publication, titled 'Reporting on Climate Change in Africa: A Practical Guide for Journalists.'
Co-authored by the International ... [ read more ]
admin | 2013-10-29 12:42
Second Announcement for the 3rd Global Conference on Agriculture, Food and Nutrition Security and Climate Change to be held in Johannesburg South Africa from 3-5 December 2013. Read the announcement here http://bit.ly/1g8WlJT[ read more ]
admin | 2013-10-29 12:07
October 29 and 30th, the Norwegian Government’s Climate and Forest Initiative is proud to host the Oslo REDD Exchange 2013. This is a conference gathering over 400 REDD+ practitioners – civil society, REDD+ pilot, partners and donor countries, multilateral organisations, researchers and private sector actors, with the aim to ... [ read more ]
admin | 2013-10-22 14:52
Title : TWN Climate Info: Green Climate Fund to support readiness and preparations
Date : 18 October 2013
TWN Info Service on Climate Change (Oct13/07) 18 October 2013 Third World Network www.twn.my
Green ... [ read more ]
admin | 2013-10-17 12:28
(English version below)
Comment la protection sociale peut-elle contribuer à la sécurité alimentaire et à la nutrition en Afrique occidentale ?
Bienvenue à la première discussion du Forum sur la sécurité alimentaire et la nutrition consacré à l’Afrique occidentale.
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admin | 2013-10-07 14:44
Conference in Accra 5 and 6 November to discuss ‘mainstreaming livestock value chains.’ It will look at experiences and approaches to bridge research gaps between household analysis and policy modeling.
More information is at: http://clippings.ilri.org/2013/10/07/mainstreaming-vcs/
Or you can contact Dolapo Enahoro at: [ read more ]
admin | 2013-10-04 14:56
The International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) has published a report offering guidance to practitioners, regulators, policymakers and researchers on incorporating socioeconomic considerations in biosafety regulations and approval processes for genetically modified (GM) crops.
The report, titled 'Socioeconomic Considerations in Biosafety Decisionmaking: Methods and ... [ read more ]
admin | 2013-10-04 14:48
In a brief released on the sidelines of the fifth session of the Governing Body of the International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture (ITPGR) being held in Muscat, Oman, from 24-28 September 2013, Bioversity International explores the importance of using on ... [ read more ]
admin | 2013-10-04 14:42
The CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS) has released a working paper titled 'Monitoring adaptation to enhance food security: A survey of approaches and best practices,' which explores current approaches to monitoring and evaluating (M&E) climate change adaptation projects, considering ... [ read more ]
admin | 2013-10-03 19:25
Grands deltas menaces, Hausse des precipitations, Baisse des precipitations, Désertification, Activité cyclonique accrue, Montée du niveau de la mer, Fonte du pergélisol, Fonte des glaciers, Dégradation des systèmes agricoles, Dégradation des ressources halieutiques, Dégradation des récifs coraliens.[ read more ]
admin | 2013-10-03 12:54
The Alexander von Humboldt Foundation is offering fellowships for “young climate experts from developing countries interested in conducting a project in Germany and developing long-term collaborations”.
For more information please click[ read more ]
admin | 2013-09-30 19:56
Le Dialogue des Experts francophones du CRTC s’est tenu à Dakar au Sénégal les 3 et 4 Septembre 2013 à l’Hôtel Radison Blu. Cette rencontre, organisée avec l’appui de ENDA, était la quatrième du genre depuis celles tenues par le PNUE et les partenaires du consortium du CRTC en ... [ read more ]
admin | 2013-09-30 18:39
The African Academy of Sciences (AAS) and the Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU) are pleased to invite you and/or your institution to submit an Expression of Interest (EOI) for a new fellowship scheme and institutional capacity strengthening programme that will enhance research into the impacts of climate change.... [ read more ]
admin | 2013-09-25 19:29
Climate is changing and the most immediate impact of this is likely to be from extreme climate events such as droughts, floods, storms and cyclones. The 2012 Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Special Report on Managing the Risks of Extreme Events (SREX) and Disasters to ... [ read more ]
admin | 2013-09-23 15:01
The urban and rural poor in developing countries, the so-called ‘Base of the Pyramid’ (BoP), will play a crucial role in a successful transformation towards a low carbon and climate resilient development paradigm. They are most affected by climate impacts and should be the focus of adaptation; they hold ... [ read more ]