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Desert Locust Projection September 2020

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Projected impact on food and fodder production

  • Pastures and crop destruction continue to be reported mostly in Ethiopia and Somalia.
  • The risk of significant impact to both crops and rangelands is very high due to …
04 Sep 2020 Read More
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Climate prediction as mitigation for East African food safety

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In 2017 Eastern Africa was hit by a drought. In 2019 parts of the same area was struck by floods after large bouts of rain in a short period of time. Both outcomes led to …

01 Sep 2020 Read More
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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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The huge economic, health, and societal ramifications of COVID-19 has set the whole world back in its efforts to achieve the sustainable …

01 Sep 2020 Read More
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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, Rwanda, Somalia, Tanzania, Uganda, and southeaster Ethiopia. A drier than usual season is expected in most parts of the …

26 Aug 2020 Read More
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Urban Farming: Providing Solutions to Cope with COVID-19 and Adapt to Climate Change

By Dr Monica Nderitu, Contributions by ICPAC Climate Change Technical Working Group

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Increased utilisation of space for food crops (Source: Food and Agricultural Organisation)

As the world grapples with impacts of climate variability and change, …

12 Aug 2020 Read More
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Ethiopia: Breeding Ground For the Next Batch of Desert Locust

By Emebet Jigssa, Contributions by Kenneth Kemucie Mwangi and Jasper Mwesigwa

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Wind blows, keeping its season driven pattern bringing much needed rainfall. Unfortunately, it also happens to be the major vehicle carrying desert locusts from …

23 Jul 2020 Read More