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

Wetter than usual season expected over most farming areas of central and southern East Africa
Press Release
Wetter than usual season expected over most farming areas of central and southern East Africa

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Nairobi, 17 February 2021: March to May is an important season for Kenya, Tanzania, Burundi, Rwanda…

Very High Risk of Impacts to Crops and Rangelands
Alerts and Early Warning
Very High Risk of Impacts to Crops and Rangelands

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Projected impact on food and fodder  

  • Very high risk of significant impact to both crops and rangela…
Summary for Decision Makers, March to May 2021
Report
Summary for Decision Makers, March to May 2021

March to May is an important season for Kenya, Tanzania, Burundi, Rwanda, Uganda, Somalia, and part…

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…