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LaunchPAD: Climate Model Evaluation Hub for Africa enters its first phase

12 July 2019 // Climate information, Climate science

The Future Climate for Africa programme has made substantial progress in understanding the African climate and has developed methodologies to evaluate the regional climate processes and impact-relevant indices which matter locally. LaunchPAD has been established to build upon these novel findings and methods to extend the work to more regions and systems, and to embed tools into automated software that will fast-track the understanding of how well climate models simulate climate dynamics in African regions.

Newsletter June 2019

28 June 2019 // Agriculture, Cities, Climate adaptation, Climate information, Climate science, Climate Services, Climate smart infrastructure, Extreme weather, Knowledge creation and management, Politics and Governance, Water

Welcome to the June 2019 edition of the Future Climate for Africa newsletter

Training in Python is fundamental for emerging African climate researchers

08 March 2019 // Climate information, Knowledge creation and management

A key output of Future Climate for Africa (FCFA) projects has been focusing on capacity development of Early Career Researchers (ECRs) through consortium, cross-consortia and external initiatives. It is hoped that through these initiatives ECRs will have increased knowledge, capacity and skills to enhance their development and/or use of climate information.

Newsletter - December 2018

14 January 2019 //

Welcome to the December 2018 edition of the Future Climate for Africa newsletter

Oxford hosts global collaboration on Africa's climate conundrum

28 September 2018 // Climate information, Climate science

On 13 September an international team of scientists from Kenya, Ghana, Cameroon, South Africa and the United Kingdom travelled to the School of Geography and the Environment (SoGE) in Oxford to discuss an enduring problem: how to improve climate models over Africa.

Newsletter - March 2018

23 March 2018 //

Welcome to the March 2018 edition of the Future Climate for Africa newsletter.

Watch the webinar- How can climate models be improved over Africa? Investigating global models with local knowledge

06 March 2018 // Climate science, Knowledge creation and management

Watch FCFA's latest webinar on how global climate models can be improved over Africa with local knowledge.

How can improved regional climate simulations for Africa help decision makers?

06 February 2018 // Climate science, Economics, Knowledge creation and management, Livelihoods

This blog is an updated version of a previously published blog looking at advances in CP4-A simulations and its applications for regional and local scale climate processes.

What are convection-permitting models and how can they improve understanding of extreme weather in Africa?

31 January 2018 // Climate information, Climate science, Knowledge creation and management

This blog is the second in a series examining improvements in climate models. The blog details how improvements in convection permitting models can improve our understanding of extreme weather in Africa.

Future Climate for Africa programme conference delivers stimulating exchange in African climate science research community

05 October 2017 // Cities, Climate science, Knowledge creation and management

An overview of FCFA's successful mid-term conference held in Cape Town from 4th-7th September.