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In Eastern Africa, over 50 million to face acute food insecurity in 2022

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Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 22 July 2022: Over 50 million people are expected to face high levels of acute food insecurity (IPC Phase 3 or above*) this year across seven IGAD countries (Djibouti, Ethiopia, Kenya, …

22 Jul 2022 Read More
IGAD, Member States and partners launch the Inter-regional platform for the management of desert locusts and other trans-boundary pests

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June 10, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD), together with Member States, the Desert Locust Control Organization for Eastern Africa (DLCO-EA), and partners on Friday formally launched the inter-regional platform for the …

10 Jun 2022 Read More
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IGAD Ministerial Meeting on Ongoing Drought


13 May 2022, Nairobi, Kenya: Today, a high-level ministerial meeting on the on-going drought in the IGAD region took place in Nairobi at the invitation of IGAD’s Executive Secretary, Dr Workneh Gebeyehu. Ministers responsible …

13 May 2022 Read More
Eastern Africa’s Invisible Resource: Groundwater

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British Geological Survey ©UKRI: A community in Ethiopia accessing groundwater

Eastern Africa is home to a rapidly growing population of over 251 million people. A great part of the region is composed of arid and …

22 Mar 2022 Read More
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ICPAC Becomes the 62nd Member of the Risk-informed Early Action Partnership

09 March 2022, Nairobi - Kenya: ICPAC, the IGAD Climate Prediction and Applications Centre, has formally joined REAP (the Risk-informed Early Action Partnership), a global initiative that brings together key actors across the climate, …

09 Mar 2022 Read More
Media Advisory
Media Advisory
ICPAC and BBC Media Action offer journalists a chance to boost climate action in East Africa


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