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La Niña: forecasted drier than usual season poses risks to crops and livestock in some parts of the region

Nairobi, 11 of November 2020: October to December is a major farming season for Kenya, southern Somalia, southern Ethiopia, Rwanda, Burundi, Uganda, and much of Tanzania. The drier than usual season might impact southern Ethiopia, …

11 Nov 2020 Read More
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Desert Locust Projection October 2020

Desert Locust Projection October 2020
Desert Locust Projection October 2020

Projected impact on food and fodder  

  • Very high risk of significant impact to both crops and rangelands due to the high rainfall received in the northern parts of the region which has enabled the swarms …
06 Oct 2020 Read More
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The Power of Radio to Bridge the Gap of Traditional Forecasting Under a Changing Climate

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By Emebet A. Jigssa and Collison Lorez

Contributions by ICPAC’s Climate Change Working Group

The weather forecast is a crucial component for decision making and ameliorating vulnerability of small-holder farmers in East Africa, where …

29 Sep 2020 Read More
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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