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Communique: Mobilizing Youth Voices on Climate Change, Peace and Security to Inform Africa Climate Summit Youth’s Nairobi Declaration

As part of the preparations for the Africa Youth Climate Assembly 2023, the IGAD Climate Predictions and Applications Centre (ICPAC) partnered with the African Union and ACCORD to organize online youth campaigns. These campaigns held …

14 Sep 2023 Read More
Twitter space event: Youth Solutions for Food and Water Security


In the face of rapid population growth and the impact of climate change on agricultural systems and water resources, the future of global food and water security is being reshaped by youth participation. As the …

23 Aug 2023 Read More
Press Release
Press Release
October to December 2023 seasonal forecast: El Niño climate phenomenon will likely bring heavy rains across the Greater Horn of Africa

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IGAD Climate Prediction and Applications Centre (ICPAC) announced that the October to December 2023 climate forecast shows high chances of wetter-than-usual conditions across most parts of the Greater Horn of Africa. Notably, there is an …

22 Aug 2023 Read More
Communiqué of the IGAD Regional Ministerial Meeting on Risk Transfer and Transboundary Pest Management


The Ministers, Heads of Delegations and representatives of Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) member states, comprised of Djibouti, Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan and Uganda, convened in Nairobi, Republic of Kenya, on 9th August …

09 Aug 2023 Read More
Project Update
Project Update
Are Climate Adaptation policies in Eastern Africa sufficient?


Eastern Africa continues to grapple with the effects of climate change disrupting agricultural systems, depleting water resources, threatening biodiversity, and exacerbating existing socio-economic disparities. Governments and international bodies have developed and implemented climate adaptation policies …

19 Jul 2023 Read More
Alerts and Early Warning
Alerts and Early Warning
El Niño Southern Oscillation and Indian Ocean Dipole Watch for the Eastern Africa - short rains season (October-December 2023)


The October-November-December (OND) rainfall season in Eastern Africa is significantly influenced by two phenomena: the El Niño Southern Oscillation (ENSO) and the Indian Ocean Dipole (IOD). ENSO is characterised  by  abnormal warming or cooling of …

17 Jul 2023 Read More