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”
As temperatures rise globally, extreme climate events such as droughts, cyclones, floods and heatwaves continue to negatively affect the entire African continent’s economy and society, particularly the key agricultural sector – which is having an acute impact on small businesses across the continent.
This year’s Africa Climate Week (ACW) in Nairobi, Kenya, will bring together representatives from government, businesses, international organizations, and civil society to address the critical challenges and fallout of the climate crisis.
In April, the Women Environmental Programme (WEP) held a workshop to strengthen the capacity of south-south negotiators.
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”
Please find inquiries below : Q: It is mentioned that we can submit either in French or in English. Therefore, do you have the whole RFP in French? A: The TOR indicates that the Requesting Organization requires the services in English. However, applicants can submit bids in any of Canada’s official languages. Q: I amContinue reading “Climate Mainstreaming in AECF Institutional and Operational Initiatives RFP FAQ”
On Tuesday, November 8th, Climate Action Africa held a panel discussion “Transparency, Technical Assistance strengthening capacity to Transitioning – Supporting Sub-Saharan Africa in the implementation of the Enhanced Transparency Framework”. The side event was organized under the Together for Transparency banner of the United Framework Convention on Climate Change Initiative at COP27 in Sharm El-Sheikh,Continue reading “Climate Action Africa leads UNFCCC panel discussion on implementing the Enhances Transparency Framework”
In late October, the first Canada-African Union Commission High-Level Dialogue took place in Ottawa as the Chairperson of the African Union Commission, Moussa Faki Mahamat travelled to Ottawa. Included in 168 million dollars of funding earmarked for sustainable development initiatives is Global Affairs Canada’s Climate Action Africa. Over the course of five years, the 15-million-dollarContinue reading “Climate Action Africa announced as part of 168-million-dollar funding commitment by the Government of Canada”