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Living Climate Change Africa

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London, Nairobi, 16 November 2022

BBC Media Action, the BBC’s international charity, has launched Living Climate Change Africa, a five-part podcast series featuring the voices of herders, farmers, fishers, and weather experts from across East …

16 Nov 2022 Read More
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The Greater Horn of Africa is bracing for a 5th consecutive failed rainy season

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25th August 2022, Mombasa, Kenya: IGAD’S Climate Prediction and Applications Centre

(ICPAC) today announced that the October to December (OND) 2022 forecast shows

high chances of drier than average conditions across most parts of …

25 Aug 2022 Read More
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In Eastern Africa, over 50 million to face acute food insecurity in 2022

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Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 22 July 2022: Over 50 million people are expected to face high levels of acute food insecurity (IPC Phase 3 or above*) this year across seven IGAD countries (Djibouti, Ethiopia, Kenya, …

22 Jul 2022 Read More
IGAD, Member States and partners launch the Inter-regional platform for the management of desert locusts and other trans-boundary pests

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June 10, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD), together with Member States, the Desert Locust Control Organization for Eastern Africa (DLCO-EA), and partners on Friday formally launched the inter-regional platform for the …

10 Jun 2022 Read More
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IGAD Ministerial Meeting on Ongoing Drought


13 May 2022, Nairobi, Kenya: Today, a high-level ministerial meeting on the on-going drought in the IGAD region took place in Nairobi at the invitation of IGAD’s Executive Secretary, Dr Workneh Gebeyehu. Ministers responsible …

13 May 2022 Read More
Eastern Africa’s Invisible Resource: Groundwater

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British Geological Survey ©UKRI: A community in Ethiopia accessing groundwater

Eastern Africa is home to a rapidly growing population of over 251 million people. A great part of the region is composed of arid and …

22 Mar 2022 Read More