Learning from the FCFA Programme

Julio Araujo (SouthSouthNorth); Blane Harvey (McGill University); Ying-Syuan (Elaine) Huang (McGill University)

This Learning Review is a part of the programmatic learning endeavour to take stock of the lessons emerging from FCFA’s collective experience that might inform future investments into research on climate and development. We focus on three interrelated themes: project…

African Climate Risks Conference 2019 - Conference Report

International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD)

Held under the theme ‘Dismantling barriers to urgent climate change adaptation actions,’ the first African Climate Risks Conference (ACRC), provided an open platform for sharing the latest climate research in Africa among researchers, policy makers, practitioners, and development partners. Recognizing…

Scientific Understanding of East African climate change from the HyCRISTAL project

Declan Finney, John Marsham, Dave Rowell et al.

Integrating Hydro-Climate Science into Policy Decisions for Climate-Resilient Infrastructure and Livelihoods in East Africa (HyCRISTAL) is a Future Climate for Africa (FCFA) project funded to deliver new understanding of East African climate change and its impacts, and to demonstrate use…

FCFA Mid-Term Conference Report

Jean-Pierre Roux, Zablone Owiti, Sultana Mapker, Julio Araujo, Nkulumo Zinyengere and Kristen Kennedy

The FCFA mid-term conference took place in Cape Town from 4th to 7th September 2017. This report presents an overview of the conference activities. It includes brief session reports for all conference sessions, summaries of key outcomes, and progress on FCFA…

IMPALA 2nd Science Meeting Report


The IMPALA consortium, based at the UK Met Office, aims to deliver a step change in global climate model capability with a focus on a convection-permitting model over the African continent (CP4-Africa). This report covers the second annual IMPALA science meeting held…

A summary baseline for AMMA-2050

E. Visman, G. Fox, T.A. Warnaars, K. Traoré, A. Diarra, O. Ndiaye and D.J. Parker

This report is an output from Work Package 7, with input from across all WPs.

Preliminary findings of the key informant interview scorecards towards establishing a baseline for AMMA-2050

E. Visman, G. Fox, K. Traoré, A. Diarra, T. A. Warnaars

This report is an output from Work Package 7

Improving hydropower outcomes through system-scale planning: an example from Myanmar

Report prepared for United Kingdom’s Department forInternational Development (DFID) by The Nature Conservancy, WWF and The University of Manchester

This report examines hydropower development in Myanmar to explore a fundamental challenge: how can governments make informed decisions about infrastructure development that will deliver the broadest range of benefits to their people over the long run? Hydropower provides a clear…

Initial lists of AMMA-2050 user-relevant climate metrics

Dave Rowell, Doug Parker, Ndjido Kane, François Affholder, Adeline Barnaud, Vicky Bell, Andy Challinor, Françoise Gérard, Helen Houghton-Carr, Harouna Karambiri, James Miller, Kathryn Nicklin, Benjamin Sultan, Chris Taylor and Theo Vischel

This is a cross-project output that will inform AMMA-2050 Pillar 1 research