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CARP Workshop: “Visioning a Community”

The inaugural Climate Adaptation Research Program (CARP) Workshop is set to be held between 30 October...

Absorbing Climate Shocks and Easing Conflict in Kenya’s Rift Valley

A series of failed rainy seasons in northern Kenya has sharpened competition among herders, farmers and...

Africa Climate Summit 2023

The inaugural Africa Climate Summit, championed by President Ruto aims to address the increasing exposure to...

CLIMATE ISSUES TO WATCH IN 2023: TOWARD COP 28 AND FASTER, MORE URGENT CLIMATE ACTION

When it comes to climate change, 2022 was a split screen: As the world took several...

Conference in Dubai 2023 about climate change (COP 28)

The 28th UN Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP 28) will take place from November...

People, Countries Impacted by Climate Change Also Vulnerable to Terrorist Recruitment, Violence, Speakers Tell Security Council in Open Debate

Some Member States Argue Nexus between Both Crises Unclear, 15-Nation Organ Not Appropriate Forum to Tackle...

Malawi Cholera & Floods Flash Appeal 2023 (Revised in March following Cyclone Freddy) (February - June 2023)

FLOODS The Tropical Cyclone Freddy weather system brought torrential rainfall to southern Malawi from 12 to 15...

Climate Change and Children:UNICEF calls for a child centered response to the challenges of climate change and environmental degradation.

Put children at the centre of climate change response Children are the least responsible for climate change...

Namibia commences its reporting process aimed at strengthening policies and measures to climate change adaptation and mitigation

  FEBRUARY 16, 2023   The Ministry of Environment, Forestry and Tourism (MEFT) in partnership with the United Nations...

New Health Disaster Online Short Course

Starting in August 2023, Stellenbosch University in association with the United Nations Development program will be...

REUNIR: Call for Communication International Symposium

  International scientific symposium on:   MIGRATION, CLIMATE CHANGE, FOOD SECURITY AND RESILIENCE IN THE SAHEL>>          ...

Climate and Disaster Risk Financing Short Course at Stellenbosch University

Between 24-27 April 2023, Stellenbosch University and The United Nations Development programme jointly hosted a short...

AFRICA DAY 2022

In line with Africa Day which is on 25 May, Stellenbosch University celebrates the event through various events and opinion pieces published around...

RE INVENTING DISASTER STUDIES: FOUR CHALLENGES FOR A MORE MEANINGFUL FUTURE

This PERIPERI U TALKS session will start from the observation that we often claim that disasters...

EIGHTH AFRICA REGIONAL PLATFORM FOR DISASTER RISK REDUCTION PRE-CONFERENCE SESSION: Higher Education Contributions towards a Resilient Africa

  REGISTER TO ATTEND BY CLICKING HERE   EIGHTH AFRICA REGIONAL PLATFORM FOR DISASTER RISK REDUCTION PRE-CONFERENCE SESSION: Higher Education Contributions...

GAR Special Report on Drought - Webinar

Topic GAR Special Report on Drought - Africa Region Description The GAR Special Report on Drought highlights new ways...

ADA online Summer School 2022 launch &  Mendeley Webinar 

We are proud to announce that registration is open for our next online ADA Summer School, that will...

Water-Energy-Food Nexus Webinar series :Solutions Using Water-Energy- Food Nexus Approaches

The water-energy-food (WEF) nexus is a useful framework for addressing complex transdisciplinary natural resource and environmental...