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Communicating Climate Change in East Africa

By Collison Lorez

Contributions by ICPAC Climate Change Technical Working Group

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The ravages of climate change pose a grave danger to regional food security and general development. The most cited effects …

02 Jul 2020 Read More
Alerts and Early Warning
Alerts and Early Warning
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Desert Locust Projection 01-15 July

Projected impact on food and fodder production 

  • Adult and swarms are still being reported in those areas that hoppers have not been effectively controlled. More hopper hatching has been reported in Northern Kenya, Eastern Ethiopia, …
01 Jul 2020 Read More
Project Update
Project Update
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Journalists share experiences in weather and climate reporting

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There has been increased interest in weather and climate reporting in Eastern Africa. This is because a combination of weather and climate related challenges have best the region in quick succession. The destruction caused by …

22 Jun 2020 Read More
Project Update
Project Update
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Enhancing Climate Advisories for Resilience in East Africa

Furthering adaptation actions on the ground in East Africa 

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In 2020, the ACREI project will, through activities conducted by Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations (FAO), focus on linking the climate information generated, …

19 Jun 2020 Read More
Alerts and Early Warning
Alerts and Early Warning
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Desert Locust Prediction 16-30 June

Projected impact on food and fodder production 

  • Adult swarms are being reported in the areas where hoppers have not been effectively controlled.
  • More hopper hatching has been reported in northern Kenya, eastern Ethiopia, central and …
16 Jun 2020 Read More
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Wildfires in Eastern Africa — Will Climate Change Increase the Intensity of Wildfires?

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Mt. Kenya Forest Fires February 2019

Every so often, a wildfire disaster grabs the international, regional or local news headlines. In 2019, the Amazon fire grabbed the world’s attention as we watched the ‘world’s …

16 Jun 2020 Read More