For many African communities, agriculture is an economic driver and a foundation of livelihoods for rural populations. In recent years, due to climate change, extreme weather events have become increasingly frequent, which has affected vulnerable communities and farmers relying on traditional water control methods – which have proven to be insufficient. SLAMDAM technology was developedContinue reading “South-South exchange participants receive hands-on training in SLAMDAM mobile flood barrier system”
Before attending the International Climate Conference at Karatina University, women in Kericho, Kenya, faced a harsh reality. Chesiele, a tea farmer, said that women were deprived of the opportunity to enter the tea farming industry. “We, women, couldn’t secure land, and it was tough getting a foothold in the industry,” she explained. “I needed help.Continue reading “Empowering Women Tea Farmers in Kericho: A Tale of Transformation”
Disclaimer: The Women Environmental Programme is an organization supported by Climate Action Africa through the South-South Exchange component of the project. Views expressed in this blog are not official views of the project. From 6-18 November 2022, the Women Environmental Programme’s (WEP’s) team was in Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt for the 27th session of theContinue reading “Blog: Were our Expectations met? Reflecting on the Outcome of COP27”
Alors que nous célébrons sur le plan global la Journée mondiale de l’environnement, je souhaite partager avec vous ma réflexion sur l’Action Climatique en Afrique et de comment sa contribution à l’action climatique est imbriquée dans le thème de cette année “Une seule Terre “.