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Cabinet Secretary for the Ministry of Environment and Forestry in Kenya Leads Tree Planting at IGAD Climate Centre

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Dr Guleid Artan the Director of the IGAD Climate Centre and Mr Keriako Tobiko the Cabinet Secretary for the Ministry of Environment and Forestry in Kenya, planting an indigenous tree seedling at the Climate Centre …

15 Mar 2021 Read More
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Press Release
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Wetter than usual season expected over most farming areas of central and southern East Africa

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Nairobi, 17 February 2021: March to May is an important season for Kenya, Tanzania, Burundi, Rwanda, Uganda, Somalia, and parts of Ethiopia. A wetter than usual season is expected over western Kenya, eastern Uganda, western …

18 Feb 2021 Read More
Alerts and Early Warning
Alerts and Early Warning
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Very High Risk of Impacts to Crops and Rangelands

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Projected impact on food and fodder  

  • Very high risk of significant impact to both crops and rangelands in Ethiopia, Somalia, and Kenya due to the high numbers of swarms recorded which are likely to breed …
12 Feb 2021 Read More
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High Level Conference: Prevention and Monitoring of Future Desert Locust Outbreaks in the Region

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On 21 January 2021, IGAD in partnership with the World Bank, FAO and the French Agency for Development (AFD) convened a high-level conference to reach consensus on a set of actionable recommendations around a desirable …

27 Jan 2021 Read More
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How can Artificial Intelligence Help Improve Climate Forecasting and Risk Information?

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By author, Herbert Misiani, ICPAC Climate Researcher

Contributions by ICPAC Climate Change Technical Working Group

Climate is chaotic in nature, with many processes and feedbacks which have not been fully understood. Predicting the future states …

04 Dec 2020 Read More
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Desert Locust Projection December 2020

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Projected impact on food and fodder  

  • Very high risk of significant impacts to both crops and rangelands due to high rainfall received in northern parts of the region which has enabled the swarms to migrate. …
02 Dec 2020 Read More