CBA9: 9th conference on community-based adaptation to climate change

Organised by the International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED),Bangladesh Centre for Advanced Studies (BCAS) and African Centre for Technology Studies (ACTS), this year’s conference theme is ‘Measuring and enhancing effective adaptation’. CBA9 will begin with optional field visits scheduled for 24-26 April, followed by the conference at the Safari Park Hotel from 27-30 April. Full details… Read more »

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Adaptation to climate change and achieving resilience in E. & S. African drylands

With this background CARE Ethiopia, CARE’s Adaptation Learning Programme (ALP), the CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS) and the International Centre for Insect Physiology and Ecology (ICIPE) organized a learning event which brought together practitioners, researchers and policy makers from Botswana, Ethiopia, Kenya, Malawi, Somalia, South Africa, Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda,… Read more »

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Community Based Adaptation- Experiences from Africa

Community Based Adaptation (CBA) is increasingly popular as an approach to support vulnerable communities to adapt to climate change. Impacts are already being felt by the pastoralist and farming communities in Ghana, Niger, Kenya and Mozambique, where the Adaptation Learning Programme (ALP) implemented by CARE International is working. Shorter and delayed rainfall seasons, droughts, unexpected… Read more »