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South-South exchange participants receive hands-on training in SLAMDAM mobile flood barrier system

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 developed…

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Empowering Women Tea Farmers in Kericho: A Tale of Transformation

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.…

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Blog: Were our Expectations met? Reflecting on the Outcome of COP27

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 the…

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