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Climate change and the water–energy–food nexus: insights from policy and practice in Tanzania

Joanna Pardoe, Declan Conway, Emilinah Namaganda, Katharine Vincent, Andrew J. Dougill & Japhet J. Kashaigili

Using document analysis and key informant interviews, this article examines how climate change is addressed in policy, how it is being mainstreamed into water, energy and agriculture sector policies and the extent to which cross-sectoral linkages enable coordinated action.

CI4T Briefing note for Malawi

Dr Neha Mittal - University of Leeds, UK; Dr David Mkwabisi - Lilongwe University of Agriculture and Natural Resources, Malawi; Prof. Andrew Dougill - University of Leeds, UK

Climate change is a global phenomenon with potential effects at the local level. Our analysis of climate model projections indicates that mean annual temperature for Malawi may increase by 2.3 – 6.3°C by the 2090s (Figure 1), while rainfall projections…

How do sectoral policies support climate compatible development? An empirical analysis focusing on southern Africa

Matthew I. England, Lindsay C. Stringer, Andrew J. Dougill and Stavros Afionis

This paper develops and applies a qualitative content analysis to assess national sector policies of ten southern African countries to determine their approaches for water, agriculture, forestry and energy and their compatibility with the aims of the three dimensions of…

Climate Risk and Vulnerability Handbook for Southern Africa

Claire L Davis-Reddy and Katharine Vincent

CSIR and Kulima have launched the second edition of the Climate Risk and Vulnerability Handbook for Southern Africa. This handbook was conceived and designed with the intent to provide decision-makers with up-to-date information, appropriate for country planning, on the impacts…

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)…

HyCRISTAL: Report from the second annual meeting

Owiti Zablone

The second HyCRISTAL annual meeting brought project team and other stakeholders together to get to share the progress made and allowed the team to identify and harmonise cross-pillar activities; interact with partners and identify decisions that needs to be made; conduct…

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:…

Lusaka Baseline Report

CDKN, FCFA

This report provides an overview of climate adaptation and resilience themes that may be relevant for the city of Lusaka, Zambia. It is an exploration of Lusaka’s climate challenges in the context of the broader city-region and provides provisional institutional analysis. This report…

Improving climate information for decision-making in Malawi and Tanzania

FCFA

The project “Uncertainty reduction in Models For Understanding development applications” is also known as Umfula (“river” in Zulu). It will improve climate information for decision-making in central and Southern Africa. The project  aims to support planning around resource use, infrastructure investment…

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…