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: Are per diems and travel expenses for workshop participants expected to be included in our financial proposal? If so, this budget can be very important, and will greatly impact our methodology and approach. A: As mentioned in the TOR, we anticipate consultations to occur during Activity 1111.2 for assessmentContinue reading “Etude pour la création d’une agence nationale du climat pour la Côte d’Ivoire RFP FAQ”
Thematic Area: Climate Change Governance Publication date: Wednesday, March 29, 2023 Climate Action Africa is seeking experts for the following technical assistance project: Etude pour le mis en place d’une agence nationale du climat pour la Côte d’Ivoire Country: Côte D’Ivoire Duration: 6 mos. CAD: <100,000 Objective: This initiative will support Cote d’Ivoire’s Ministry of EnvironmentContinue reading “RFP: Etude pour le mis en place d’une agence nationale du climat pour la Côte d’Ivoire”
Since 1995, the Albertine Rift Conservation Society (ARCOS) has worked as a regional conservation organization focused on biodiversity conservation. Since its inception, ARCOS has upscaled its areas of intervention from the Albertine Rift Region to Africa’s Great Lakes and Africa Mountains.
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”