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Turkana women from Kenya look at images and video
Young volunteers in the east African nation are spreading the word about extreme weather such as drought as climate change worsens.
Thomson Reuters Foundation, trust.org
Cover and title of publication
2022
Nairobi, Kenya, is one of the fastest-growing cities in Africa but natural resources, such as water, have suffered overexploitation. This paper reports the results of the first InSAR-based spatial assessment of land subsidence in Nairobi.
Natural Hazards (Springer)
DARAJA presentation
On 25 May 2022, the “DARAJA: The inclusive city – community forecasting and early warning service” was presented by Resurgence at the Ignite Stage during the Global Platform 2022.
Resurgence United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction
The article notes that the importance of education in addressing climate change is “underappreciated”; however, it stresses that a bit of learning goes a long way in helping people adapt, and its absence can leave people vulnerable.
Climate Adaptation Platform
African women carrying water back to their villages.
Large areas of Ethiopia, Somalia and Kenya are currently in the grip of a severe drought. An estimated 16.7 million people face acute food insecurity. That’s more than the combined populations of Austria and Switzerland.
Conversation Media Group, the
Close-up on a few desert locusts on corn plants.
Interview with Cyril Ferrand, FAO’s Resilience Team Leader for East Africa, and Carla Mucavi, FAO Country Representative in Kenya
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations - Headquarters
It also called for governments, humanitarian agencies and other stakeholders to improve the ways we predict, anticipate, prepare for, and respond to future food and climate risks.
Jameel Observatory
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2022
In this follow-up Oxfam and Save the Children, supported by the Jameel Observatory, examine what has changed and what has not in the humanitarian system since 2011. They explain how it must evolve in order to enable and fully fund anticipatory action.
Oxfam International Secretariat Save the Children International Jameel Observatory
The World Bank approved the Horn of Africa Ground Water for Resilience Project (HoAGWRP), a project benefitting from $385 million in International Development Association financing to boost the region’s capacity to adapt to the impacts of climate change.
World Bank, the
Innovation for agricultural climate risk insurance - household survey preliminary report
2022
This publication reports on the Innovation for African Climate Risk Insurance project, to develop an improved crop insurance product that addresses the problem of basis risk inter alia for small scale farmers.
Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research The Alliance of Bioversity International and the International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT)