Climate Change

Driving Climate Action for the Africa we want

Our work

Increasing temperatures, higher rainfall variability and shorter seasons (late onsets and early withdrawal of the rains) are already affecting millions of people across Eastern Africa. At ICPAC, we work to improve our understanding of climate trends, build scenarios and analyse impacts. The high reliance of the majority of our region’s population on climate dependent resources, such as small scale farming, fishing or pastoralism, makes it one of the most vulnerable of the world to a changing climate.

What we do
Trends and projections
Trends and projections

Analyse trends and projections of rainfall, temperature and extreme weather

Analyse Climate Extremes
Analyse Climate Extremes

Understand drivers of climate and weather extremes (ENSO, IOD, AMO).

Impacts Assessments
Impacts Assessments

Understand impacts of Climate Change on livelihoods.

Scenario analysis
Scenario analysis

We analyse different climate scenarios.

Advocacy for Climate Action
Advocacy for Climate Action

We advocate for Climate Change mitigation and adaptation.

Access to Climate Finance
Access to Climate Finance

Increase access of member countries to Climate Finance

Latest Updates

IGAD’s Climate Center officially opened
Press Release
IGAD’s Climate Center officially opened

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27 October 2021, Nairobi: The IGAD Climate Prediction and Applications Centre (ICPAC) was officiall…

Kenyan President Kenyatta to officially launch IGAD's Climate Center
Announcement
Kenyan President Kenyatta to officially launch IGAD's Climate Center

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Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta will on Wednesday officially launch the IGAD Climate Prediction and…

Report of the 58 Greater Horn of Africa Climate Outlook Forum
Report
Report of the 58 Greater Horn of Africa Climate Outlook Forum

SUMMARY

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the IGAD Climate Prediction and Applications Centre (ICPAC) he…

Circulation Patterns Associated with Current and Future Rainfall over Ethiopia and South Sudan from a Convection-Permitting Model
Research
Circulation Patterns Associated with Current and Future Rainfall over Ethiopia and South Sudan from a Convection-Permitting Model

This is the first African-lead analysis of the high resolution climate change simulations which all…