CARP Workshop: “Visioning a Community”

The inaugural Climate Adaptation Research Program (CARP) Workshop is set to be held between 30 October and 2 November at Ardhi University in Tanzania titled "Visioning a Community." Seventy participants are expected to attend the workshop. Among these attendees - there will be CARP researchers drawn from twelve African universities working under the banner of Partners Enhancing Resilience of People Exposed to Risks (PERIPERI U) in collaboration with the University of Arizona. Tanzanian government officials, representatives from the Africa Youth Advisory Board on Disaster Risk Reduction (AYAB DRR), members of the Africa Science and Technology Advisory Group (AfSTAG), and various other stakeholders will also be in attendance. The Climate Adaptation Research Program is funded by USAID, emphasizing a shared commitment to enhancing resilience and addressing challenges related to climate change adaptation in Africa.

CARP promotes a new generation of applied climate adaptation research in Africa with a focus on the impacts and implications for disaster risk reduction policies and strategies at a local level. Its main thrust is to capacitate young Africans involved in climate adaptation with the necessary research skills. For more information on this please click here.