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Future Climate for Africa - Brochure (English)

CCKE

The Future Climate For Africa Programme presents two major opportunities to: Generate fundamentally new climate science focused on Africa, and Ensure that this science has an impact on human development across the continent. FCFA is a £20 million (US$30 million)…

Report: Africa's climate: Helping decision-makers make sense of climate information

Future Climate for Africa

African decision-makers need reliable, accessible, and trustworthy information about the continent’s climate, and how this climate might change in future, if they are to plan appropriately to meet the region’s development challenges. The Future Climate for Africa report, Africa’s climate:…

Mainstreaming climate information into sector development

Paul Watkiss

This report demonstrates the use of climate information in assessing adaptation needs and implementing adaptation interventions. It provides an outline of the change in thinking that is happening as adaptation moves from theory to practice, how this translates into a different…

Promoting the use of climate information to achieve long-term development objectives in sub-Saharan Africa: Results from the Future Climate For Africa scoping phase

Lindsey Jones, Elizabeth Carabine, Jean-Pierre Roux and Thomas Tanner

The Future Climate For Africa (FCFA) programme explores these questions and seeks to challenge many of the assumptions that underlie them. To guide the programme, six case studies investigated how climate information was being used in decision making in sub-Saharan Africa. These comprised…

Using climate information to achieve long-term development objectives in coastal Ghana and Mozambique

Anna Steynor, Chris Jack, University of Cape Town Climate Systems Analysis Group (CSAG); Jon Padgham, The global change SysTem for Analysis, Research and Training (START); Sukaina Bharwani, Stockholm Environment Institute (SEI)

Accra, Ghana and Maputo, Mozambique face many development challenges, such as poor transport and drainage infrastructure, as a result of inadequate regulation and law enforcement. Climate change could lead to flooding and coastal erosion and will compound these challenges. As…

FCFA pilot study in Ghana

CSAG, START, SEI and University of Ghana W

As a precursor to the Future Climate for Africa (FCFA) research activities, CDKN, on behalf of DFID commissioned a series of case study activities with the purposes of exploring the climate science needs of decision makers in Africa. The report…