Knowledge base

The AfriCAN Climate Platform provides a knowledge database on Climate Change Adaptation, Mitigation and Policies. The knowledge items are focused on three levels: (i) Scientific research results, (ii) Indigenous knowledge and (c) Policy. The format of the knowledge collected in the database includes links to organisations, other platforms, initiatives and networks, articles and publications.

The knowledge base items on climate change adaptation include European or African/European research initiatives within the following key thematic areas: water, energy, agriculture and fisheries, forestry, gender, health, and poverty.

The knowledge base on mitigation includes the following key thematic areas: renewable energy, efficient energy use and energy conservation, sustainable transport, urban planning, land use management, reforestation and avoided deforestation, greenhouse gases emission reductions, and population control.

 Additional topics in the knowledge database include indigenous knowledge, policy, risk assessment and decision support tools.

publications
According to experts, the most significant impacts of climate change are expected to occur after 2050. This paper focus its attention on the issue of how...
20-08-2013
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1,722
A practical case study in Bagamoyo District, coastal Tanzania.
20-08-2013
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1,752
The City of Dar es Salaam, together with ICLEI Africa, is hosting a world-class Pan-African congress in October to identify and showcase innovative solutions...
20-08-2013
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1,958
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With climate change becoming a strategic priority for IFAD (International Fund for Agricultural Development), the Fund has looked over the past years to...
12-08-2013
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1,718
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The platform, aWhere Weather, offers free access to historical, daily-observed and 8 days of daily forecasted ‘localized’ weather data for locations in South...
08-08-2013
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8,195
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Climate change is one of the most significant global challenges facing the world today. It is also a critical issue for the world’s cities. Now home to over...
07-08-2013
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1,788
Global climate change poses particular risks to poor farmers in developing countries, but there are steps that farmers, policymakers, and researchers can take...
07-08-2013
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1,760
06-08-2013
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1,577
In response to the challenges and opportunities posed by climate change, Kenya has developed this National Climate Change Response Strategy.
06-08-2013
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The biennial Local Climate Solutions for Africa Congress (LOCS) held under ICLEI Africa’s Urban Leadership for African Sustainability (ULAS) programme provides...
06-08-2013
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3,211
A practical case study in Bagamoyo District, coastal Tanzania.
20-08-2013
0
1,752
The City of Dar es Salaam, together with ICLEI Africa, is hosting a world-class Pan-African congress in October to identify and showcase innovative solutions...
20-08-2013
0
1,958
index.jpg
With climate change becoming a strategic priority for IFAD (International Fund for Agricultural Development), the Fund has looked over the past years to...
12-08-2013
0
1,718
logo.jpg
The platform, aWhere Weather, offers free access to historical, daily-observed and 8 days of daily forecasted ‘localized’ weather data for locations in South...
08-08-2013
0
8,195
books.jpg
Climate change is one of the most significant global challenges facing the world today. It is also a critical issue for the world’s cities. Now home to over...
07-08-2013
0
1,788
Global climate change poses particular risks to poor farmers in developing countries, but there are steps that farmers, policymakers, and researchers can take...
07-08-2013
0
1,760
06-08-2013
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1,577
In response to the challenges and opportunities posed by climate change, Kenya has developed this National Climate Change Response Strategy.
06-08-2013
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2,282
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The Africa Biogas Partnership Programme (ABPP) is a partnership between Hivos and SNV in supporting national programmes on domestic biogas in six African...
06-08-2013
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2,922
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The biennial Local Climate Solutions for Africa Congress (LOCS) held under ICLEI Africa’s Urban Leadership for African Sustainability (ULAS) programme provides...
06-08-2013
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3,211
events
Three-day High Level Forum to be organized by ECREEE in cooperation with the Global Forum for Sustainable Energy (GSFE), and the United Nations Industrial...
06-06-2012
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2,080
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A comprehensive study of the charcoal supply chain in Tanzania done by TaTEDO, it looks at the barriers and enablers to promote the development of the charcoal...
05-06-2012
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3,196
publications
The paper provides an overview of current and future energy consumption in North Africa, related to population growth and regional economy. Two scenarios are...
05-06-2012
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1,693
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Aprovecho’s 2006 Ashden Award recognised its achievement in commercialising efficient stoves for institutional cooking in Southern Africa.
05-06-2012
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KIPPRA is an autonomous think-tank established in 1997 to provide objective public policy advice to the Government of Kenya, and other stakeholders, in order...
06-06-2012
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2,575
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MCA4climate is a major new UNEP initiative providing practical assistance to governments in preparing their climate change mitigation and adaptation strategies
06-06-2012
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2,528
publications
Policies for Climate Change Mitigation for smallholder farmers
06-04-2013
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1,734
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The Cabeólica wind project is one of the first commercial-scale, privately financed, public private partnership (PPP) wind farm in Sub-Saharan Africa. In 2011...
27-07-2012
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Since 2006, Ethiopian NGO Gaia Association has implemented the project Ethanol Stoves and Fuel Distribution in UNHCR Refugee Camps in Kebribeyah, Awbarre
11-05-2012
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4,837
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This guidebook, adapted to focus on Africa, provides information for countries to better identify and access financial resources for mitigation activities. The...
25-04-2012
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4,339