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Summary of FCFA work in Rwanda

Roy Bouwer (SSN); Julio Araujo (SSN)

This brief provides a summary of the work FCFA carried out in Rwanda. Future Climate for Africa (FCFA) aims to generate fundamentally new climate science focused on Africa, and to ensure that this science has an impact on human development…

Summary of FCFA work in Namibia

Roy Bouwer (SSN); Alice McClure (CSAG)

This brief provides a summary of the work FCFA carried out in Namibia. Future Climate for Africa (FCFA) aims to generate fundamentally new climate science focused on Africa, and to ensure that this science has an impact on human development…

Summary of FCFA work in Mozambique

Roy Bouwer (SSN); Alice McClure (CSAG)

This brief provides a summary of the work FCFA carried out in Mozambique. Future Climate for Africa (FCFA) aims to generate fundamentally new climate science focused on Africa, and to ensure that this science has an impact on human development…

How can we effectively build capacity to adapt to climate change? Insights from Malawi

Diana Chanika Mataya, Katharine Vincent, Andrew Dougill

Despite significant investments in capacity building across sub-Saharan Africa, to date no rigorous assessment has been undertaken to interrogate the extent these efforts have effectively translated into planning and implementing climate change responses. Through qualitative data obtained from interviews with…

Moving Towards Integrated and Inclusive Climate Change Planning in Windhoek

Saima Haukelo, Kornelia IIpinge, John Mfune, Olavi Makuti, Anna Taylor, Elizabeth Daniels & Alice McClure

In Windhoek, FRACTAL contributed to developing the City of Windhoek’s new climate change strategy: the Integrated Climate Change Strategy and Action Plan (ICCSAP). FRACTAL implemented a city learning lab approach in Windhoek to support the development of the ICCSAP. This…

Co-production in African weather and climate services

Suzanne Carter, Anna Steynor, Katharine Vincent, Emma Visman, Katinka Lund Waagsaether, Julio Araujo, Fiona Percy, Madeleine Thomson

Co-production is being used to improve the quality of weather and climate services and to encourage better use of these services in a range of decisions across many sectors. The key to a co-production approach is bringing together the producers of weather…

A guide to Effective Collaboration and Learning in Consortia

Bettina Koelle, Lucia Scodanibbio, Katharine Vincent, Blane Harvey, Maarten van Aalst, Sophie Rigg, Nicola Ward, and Margot Curl

Working in the complex context of climate change adaptation and resilience, individuals and organisations are often required to work together in consortia across disciplinary, institutional, geographical, and cultural boundaries. Working in large consortia offers great opportunities for addressing complex problems.…

Creating useful and usable weather and climate information – insights from Participatory Scenario Planning in Malawi

Tembo-Nhlema, D., Vincent, K. & Malinga, R.H.

For weather and climate information to be used at the grassroots level, it needs to be effectively interpreted and communicated so that it is both useful and usable. The gap between producers and users, however, has typically not been filled.…

Creating useful and usable weather and climate information - insights from Participatory Scenario Planning in Malawi

Dorothy Tembo-Nhlema, Katharine Vincent and Rebecka Henriksson Malinga

For weather and climate information to be used at the grassroots level, it needs to be effectively interpreted and communicated so that it is both useful and usable. The gap between producers and users, however, has typically not been filled.…

Guide: Approaches to communicating climatic uncertainties with decision-makers

Jordan Harold; Kenny R. Coventry; Emma Visman; Ismahan Soukeyna Diop; Jessica Kavonic; Irene Lorenzoni; Chris Jack; Tanya Warnaars

This guide highlights two approaches used by researchers to communicate climate projections, and associated uncertainties, in west and southern African contexts. It provides descriptions of these approaches, guidance on how best to incorporate them into wider stakeholder engagement processes and contexts, and the constraints and opportunities associated with each approach. The…