Africa Carbon Forum 2016

The Eight Africa Carbon Forum (ACF) will inform participants on the latest investment, finance and development opportunities relating to climate change. Issues for discussion include: opportunities for Africa in a post-Paris global landscape; policy options and opportunities for transformational development in the region presented by Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs); innovative projects, programmes and investment opportunities… Read more »

N.Palmer (CIAT)

Photo N.Palmer (CIAT)

New program in Rwanda will transform agriculture through climate information and historic data reconstruction

The Rwanda Climate Services for Agriculture project, which launches on #WorldMetDay 2016, will benefit nearly one million farmers over the next three years and reshape national food security planning for the long term. (Kigali, Rwanda) 23 March 2016 – To build a more climate-resilient agriculture sector, the Rwandan government and partners are taking action to provide nearly… Read more »

N.Palmer (CIAT)

Photo N.Palmer (CIAT)

Building a resilient agriculture sector in Rwanda through climate information services

By Susan Onyango (ICRAF) The Rwandan government has teamed up with research institutes and development partners to provide nearly one million farmers with timely access to essential climate information services. The launch of Rwanda Climate Services for Agriculture project, coinciding with the World Meteorological Day on March 23, will help transform the country’s rural farming communities and… Read more »

P. Casier (CGIAR)

Photo P. Casier (CGIAR)

Reviving Lake Victoria by Restoring Livelihoods

 This blog was originally published on the World Bank website, for more information click here   STORY HIGHLIGHTS Lake Victoria is the largest freshwater body in Africa and the largest inland fishery in the world, supporting over 40 million inhabitants, nearly 50% of them live with less than $1.25/day. The Lake Victoria Environmental Management Project… Read more »

7TH AFRICA AGRICULTURAL SCIENCE WEEK (AASW) AND FARA GENERAL ASSEMBLY

The AASW and FARA General Assembly is the principal forum for all stakeholders in African agriculture science, technology and innovation to take stock of their collective achievements over the past three years and craft a common agenda along with modalities for achieving their collective targets over the next three years. You are invited to the… Read more »