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  • Opportunity: CDKN Climate Compatible Development Impact Research Fund (CIRF)

    admin | 2014-09-01 17:10

    Deadline for submitting Expression of Interest documentation: 26 September 2014, 12:00pm (United Kingdom, GMT+1).

    CDKN is pleased to launch the Climate compatible development Impact Research Fund (CIRF)which aims to fill priority research gaps and address key questions relating to climate compatible development, across four thematic areas. The approximate ... [ read more ]

  • The IPCC’s Fifth Assessment Report: What’s in it for Africa?

    admin | 2014-07-30 14:07

    The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has produced the most comprehensive assessment of climate change ever. The Fifth Assessment Report (http://www.ipcc.ch ), which the IPCC is releasing in four parts between September 2013 and November 2014, is the work of ... [ read more ]

  • CDKN Workshop: Expert discussion with lunch and networking

    admin | 2014-07-30 13:56

    4th August 8:00 – 16:00

    Safari Park Hotel, Nairobi, Kenya

    CDKN is pleased to invite you to a workshop to explore the linkages between climate change and the post 2015 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The event will bring together experts and practitioners in climate change and sustainable development from across ... [ read more ]

  • Jobs @ the African Centre for Technology Studies (ACTS), Nairobi

    admin | 2014-07-04 18:52

    Senior Research Fellows/Research Fellows

    Location: Nairobi

    Duration of contract: 3 Years

    Programmes:

    Bio Economy: (1 position)

    Information Economy; (1 position)

    Climate Resilient Economies; (1 position)

    Responsible Natural Resource Economies (1 position)

    Closing Date: 10th July, 2014

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  • Jobs @ the African Centre for Technology Studies (ACTS), Nairobi

    admin | 2014-07-04 18:51

    Senior Research Fellows/Research Fellows

    Location: Nairobi

    Duration of contract: 3 Years

    Programmes:

    Bio Economy: (1 position)

    Information Economy; (1 position)

    Climate Resilient Economies; (1 position)

    Responsible Natural Resource Economies (1 position)

    Closing Date: 10th July, 2014

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  • Climate Change Job Vacancies

    admin | 2014-06-12 18:57

    National Project Manager, Energy and Climate Change Branch, GHG Emissions Reductions in Targeted Industrial Sub-Sectors through Energy Efficiency and Application of Solar Thermal Systems in Malaysia, UNIDO
    ... [ read more ]

  • African Ministers Call for a Water Security and Sanitation Goal in Post-2015 Agenda

    admin | 2014-06-05 18:26

    31 May 2014: The General Assembly of the African Ministers Council on Water (AMCOW) agreed on a Dakar Declaration at the fifth African Water Week (AWW). The Declaration recommends a goal on “Water Security and Sanitation” in the post-2015 development agenda, underscoring that the “integrated delivery of the two are ... [ read more ]

  • UNECA, ACPC Report Discusses Loss and Damage in Africa

    admin | 2014-06-05 18:05

    27 May 2014: “Under all warming scenarios and despite strong adaptation efforts in the region, considerable adverse effects of climate change will be felt in Africa, resulting in further loss and damage,” according to a report by the UN Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) and the Africa Climate Policy Centre ... [ read more ]

  • Job opportunity: Country Engagement Leader for Kenya

    admin | 2014-06-04 14:17

    CDKN is seeking to contract an individual who is resident in Kenya as its Country Engagement Leader (CEL). Kenya is one of CDKN’s priority partner countries in Africa with a growing portfolio of projects. Due to the nature, size and diversity of CDKN’s engagement in Kenya, we need a CEL ... [ read more ]

  • Job opportunity: Future Climate for Africa

    admin | 2014-06-04 14:08

    SouthSouthNorth is looking to appoint two exceptional and experienced candidates to join their Cape Town office to work on the exciting new Future Climate for Africa (FCFA) research programme:

    1. A Lead for the FCFA Coordination Capacity Building and Knowledge Exchange (CCKE) unit. A senior-level leader, preferably with a doctorate, 10-15 ... [ read more ]

  • News from CBA8: Financing Local Adaptation

    admin | 2014-05-06 18:39

    Over 400 participants from more than 60 countries attended IIED’s 8th community-based adaptation to climate change conference (CBA8) in Kathmandu, Nepal, in April 2014, with hundreds more following the events and interacting via live web streamed video, comments and social media. The conference shared the latest developments in community-based ... [ read more ]

  • CCAFS Identifies Agricultural Mitigation Options

    admin | 2014-04-29 18:29

    22 April 2014: Building on the results of Working Group III of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), a group of scientists, practitioners and financiers met to identity actionable opportunities for reducing agricultural greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in a way that increases farmers' food security and builds resilience to ... [ read more ]

  • CIFOR Analyzes Challenges to REDD+ in Six Countries

    admin | 2014-04-17 23:52

    April 2014: The Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR) has released a report analyzing the implementation of REDD+ in six countries. 'The challenges of establishing REDD+ on the ground' covers 23 sub-national programmes, concluding that the greatest challenges facing REDD+ implementation are inadequate economic incentives coupled with insecure land tenure ... [ read more ]

  • LEDS, World Bank Workshops Highlight African Green Growth Opportunities

    admin | 2014-04-17 23:47

    15 April 2014: Two regional workshops in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), addressed the relationship between green growth and natural resources management, including best practices on low emissions development strategies (LEDS).

    Opening the series of workshops, African Development Bank (AfDB) Resident Representative Valentin Zongo noted that the main challenge ... [ read more ]

  • UNEP, UNDP Support NAPs Development in African LDCs

    admin | 2014-04-17 23:44

    The National Adaptation Plan Global Support Programme (NAP-GSP) convened a four-day, high-level training and knowledge exchange on developing and implementing NAPs. Environment, finance and planning ministers from English-speaking Least Developed Countries (LDCs) in Africa attended the workshop.

    The objectives of the workshop, which was held at the UN Conference Center ... [ read more ]

  • Réchauffement : les 10 points marquants du rapport du GIEC

    admin | 2014-04-16 18:40

    Une compilation de près de 20 000 études et projections scientifiques par plus de 800 chercheurs. Voilà la somme que représente le cinquième rapport du Groupe intergouvernemental d'experts sur l'évolution du climat (GIEC) qui vient d'être intégralement achevé et s'avère bien plus alarmant que la précédente édition, en 2007.

    Après ... [ read more ]

  • Carbon Dioxide Concentration Reaches the highest point ever in human history

    admin | 2014-04-16 17:51

    “The underlying significance of all this is that the rate of carbon dioxide increase is higher than ever at the moment.”
    —Pieter Tans

    Earlier this week a record was broken as our atmosphere’s concentration of carbon dioxide surpassed 402 parts per million (ppm), reaching 402.20 on April 7. That’s higher ... [ read more ]

  • Offre d'emploi Economiste de l’Environnement et Climatologue/ Environnementaliste avec IED A …

    admin | 2014-04-08 12:42

    Offre d’emploi

    · Offre par : Innovation, Environnement et Développement en Afrique (IED Afrique) : ONG

    · Poste : Economiste de l’Environnement

    · Lieu : Dakar, Sénégal

    · Durée : jusqu’à 4,5 ans ... [ read more ]

  • FAO Africa Regional Conference Tracks Continental Trends in Food and Nutrition

    admin | 2014-04-03 17:28

    Though seven of the ten fastest growing economies of the world are in Africa, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN (FAO) notes that the continent has made the least progress in reducing poverty in comparison to South Asia and Latin America. Against this backdrop, FAO hosted the ... [ read more ]

  • Online discussion on: The Future of Food Security and Climate Change in Viet Nam, Malawi and …

    admin | 2014-04-03 17:17

    This online discussion, titled 'The Future of Food Security and Climate Change in Viet Nam, Malawi and Zambia: scenarios, outlooks and challenges in the next 30 years,' is being convened by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN (FAO) and the Global Forum on Food ... [ read more ]