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Media Advisory
Media Advisory
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ICPAC and BBC Media Action offer journalists a chance to boost climate action in East Africa

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The  Massive Open Online Course (MOOC)  proposes a simple and solutions-oriented approach to  complex climate issues. The course was designed for journalists and editors in Eastern Africa to engage in solutions journalism, by improving their …

17 Feb 2022 Read More
Press Release
Press Release
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March to May 2022 forecast shows higher chances of a strong rainy season, but stakeholders should still prepare for worst case scenarios

17 February 2022, Mombasa (Kenya) - After almost two years of persistent drought conditions, IGAD’S Climate Prediction and Applications Centre (ICPAC) today announced that heavy rains could fall over East Africa in the next three …

17 Feb 2022 Read More
Article
Article
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Preparing for disaster and preventing deaths with early warning systems

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By Kristine Skarsvåg

East Africa is experiencing increasingly frequent weather extremes in several areas of the region. How can improved early warning systems help prepare for these kinds of extremes, and, most importantly, prevent deaths? …

01 Feb 2022 Read More
Article
Article
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Climate and Security Nexus in Eastern Africa

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By Dr. Linda Ogallo

With contributions from the ICPAC Climate Change Technical Working Group.

In December 2021, the United Nations Council failed to adopt a resolution that would have seen the …

31 Jan 2022 Read More
Article
Article
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Leveraging on the $100 billion Climate Change Global Commitments in Eastern Africa

By Timothy Ranja

With contributions from the ICPAC Climate Change Technical Working Group.

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Climate finance is critical for achieving low carbon and climate-resilient development. However, access to climate finance remains a challenge to most African …

13 Jan 2022 Read More
Project Update
Project Update
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IGAD launches platform to manage desert locusts, trans-boundary pests

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The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) on Thursday launched an inter-regional platform for the sustainable management of desert locusts and other trans-boundary pests. The platform, developed to contain the desert locusts, aims to strengthen synergies, …

02 Dec 2021 Read More