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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
Article
Article
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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
Project Update
Project Update
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ICPAC, key partner in international project to tackle climate change resilience in the Horn of Africa

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Credit: Diana Njeru

Led by scientists at Cardiff University with substantial contributions from 14 other partners in 7 countries, the EU project, called DOWN2EARTH, will employ state-of-the-art seasonal forecasts and  decadal projections of climate change …

26 May 2020 Read More
Press Release
Press Release
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IGAD Calls for Increased Regional Collaboration to Fight Desert Locust

Nairobi / Djibouti, 22nd May 2020: Ministers responsible for Agriculture and Livestock of the Member States of the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD), including representation from Saudi Arabia and Yemen, held a virtual ministerial meeting …

22 May 2020 Read More