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

Africa, COVID-19 and Climate Change — What can we Expect?
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Africa, COVID-19 and Climate Change — What can we Expect?

By Yvonne Maingey

Contributions by ICPAC’s Climate Change Working Group

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© Cristina Daura

The huge econ…

Dry and warm season expected across Eastern Africa (October - December 2020)
Press Release
Dry and warm season expected across Eastern Africa (October - December 2020)

Nairobi, 26 of August, 2020: October to December is an important rainfall season for Burundi, Kenya…

Climate change and locust outbreak in East Africa
Research
Climate change and locust outbreak in East Africa

From the end of 2019 to early 2020, a desert locust (Schistocerca gregaria) outbreak across several…

Report on Historical Climate Baseline Statistics for East and West Hararghe, Ethiopia Vol 2
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Report on Historical Climate Baseline Statistics for East and West Hararghe, Ethiopia Vol 2

Climate baseline data and information that is easily accessible to the users has been key activity …