admin | 2012-07-13 17:27
The World Health Organisation’s Special Programme for Research and Training in Tropical Diseases (TDR), with IDRC funding, is launching a call for letters of interest as part of its research initiative on vector-borne diseases and climate change in Africa. This initiative aims to build an evidence base on ... [ read more ]
admin | 2012-07-12 18:07
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IDRC would like to invite you to respond to a Request for Expressions of Interest for Background Studies on Three Climate Change Hot Spots in Africa and South Asia (RFEI #12130022). Please also feel free to circulate to your networks.... [ read more ]
admin | 2012-07-12 18:03
The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Chance (IPCC) has opened a call for applications for the second round of awards under the IPCC Scholarship Programme.
The IPCC Scholarship Programme aims to build capacity in the understanding and management of climate change in developing countries by ... [ read more ]
admin | 2012-07-12 11:29
On behalf of the European Commission, the EU Cities Adapt project has the pleasure to invite cities to take part in the training phase of theproject, aiming at building capacity on climate change adaptation in cities.... [ read more ]
Submit your completed application form by 16 July 2012: http://eucities-adapt.eu/cms/assets/City-training-material/Application-Templatefinal06.07.doc
admin | 2012-07-06 18:44
The first workshop on long-term finance will take place from 9-11 July in Bonn, Germany, and will facilitate technical and analytical discussions on scaling up the mobilization of climate change finance after 2012. This workshop is part of the work programme on long-term finance and is one of ... [ read more ]
admin | 2012-07-06 18:40
The Adaptation Fund Board approved a grant of $10 million to the Planning Institute of Jamaica to protect livelihoods and food security through the direct access financing pathway of the Adaptation Fund.
The Jamaica project is the third project to be approved by the Board through the direct ... [ read more ]
jnnam | 2012-07-03 18:08
The International Development Research Centre is seeking to fill the position of Senior Program Officer, Climate Change and Water Program to be based in Ottawa, Canada. Application deadline: 23 July 2012.
The Senior Program Officer, will identify critical research issues and develop programming related to the impacts of climate ... [ read more ]
jnnam | 2012-06-26 19:05
The Climate & Knowledge Development Network (CDKN) has launched Round 2 of its Africa Innovation Fund. Round 2 will support for partnership in designing and developing projects on climate compatible development, through an innovation process. Two innovation process awards of up to GBP100,000 each will be given. Subsequently CDKN may ... [ read more ]
jnnam | 2012-06-05 11:27
Applications are invited to join the MSc in Carbon Finance at the University of Edinburgh Business School, for the academic year commencing in September 2012. One Deutsche Post DHL Scholarship worth £8,000 is available for students on the MSc in Carbon Finance who are normally resident in any country in ... [ read more ]
admin | 2012-05-21 12:37
An interesting video and read is: http://www.informationdiet.com/ by Clay A. Johnson.[ read more ]
The concept that information is as important to the human condition as food (and almost as important as air and water) is something that many people I work with struggle with.
jnnam | 2012-05-18 11:37
Zimbabwe Climate Change Youth Network (ZCCYN), Action 24 and COMESA invites applications for participation at the COMESA Regional Climate Change Conference 2012.Applications are invited from COMESA, SADC and EAC member countries. Members of climate change youth networks from other African regions are encouraged to apply stating the network they represent ... [ read more ]
admin | 2012-05-17 09:03
The International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT) at Niamey, Niger offers a training course on introductory, intermediate and advanced remote sensing and geographical information systems (GIS). For more details, background note http://bit.ly/J9qGrP.
admin | 2012-05-16 17:52
The UN Development Programme (UNDP) recently hosted a regional dialogue on climate change finance in Africa that aimed to build the capacities of countries to better plan, access, deliver, monitor, and report on climate finance. The meeting brought together government representatives from Ministries of Finance and Environment from Ethiopia, Kenya, ... [ read more ]
admin | 2012-05-13 17:04
Six Parties and three multilateral organizations submitted views on designing & financing National Adaptation Plans (NAPs) - http://bit.ly/J2pjen
admin | 2012-05-12 11:28
The Programme of Research on Climate Change Vulnerability, Impacts and Adaptation (PROVIA), a joint UN initiative, is inviting comments on its publication titled “PROVIA Guidance on Assessing Vulnerability, Impacts and Adaptation,” developed in cooperation with the Stockholm Environment Institute (SEI). PROVIA is specifically requesting suggestions for case studies and examples ... [ read more ]
admin | 2012-05-11 19:20
Ahead of the first UNFCCC climate change negotiations since the Durban Climate Change Conference concluded in South Africa at the end of 2011, the Economics and Policy Innovations for Climate-Smart Agriculture (EPIC) Programme at the Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN (FAO) has released a note that aims to ... [ read more ]
admin | 2012-05-11 18:04
Climate Finance promises being broken; LDC’s warn of increased poverty as result
Bonn- 11 May 2012—The least developed countries (LDCs) today expressed their increasing concern about the direction that discussions on climate finance might take in the negotiations.
The issue was discussed during the LDC preparatory meeting that has been ... [ read more ]
admin | 2012-05-04 17:05
Ange David Baimey is a Sociologist and Environmentalist, responsible for the “Climate & Development” Network facilitation. He is active on climate change issues since 2006. He is also a Junior Expert for the Francophonie and works in Côte d’Ivoire with the Civil Society, on climate change issues. He shares with ... [ read more ]
admin | 2012-05-04 15:06
Mrs Oulie Keita works for the West and Central Africa Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) Centre (in Bamako, Mali) where she is in charge of partnership and gender. The MDGs Centre is composed of the Millennium Promise and Earth Institute (University of Colombia, New York).
1. What is the ... [ read more ]
admin | 2012-05-04 15:00
Richard MUNANG (PhD) is a Policy Advisor & Programme Coordinator on Climate Change Adaptation & Development at the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP). In this interview, Dr Richard describes the major drivers (including climate change) of the recent food crisis in the Horn of Africa, and explores the role of ... [ read more ]