Africa News - Climate Change

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December 15, 2015
The Climate African Farmers Counted On Is Gone
Not realizing that the climate has shifted for good, they fail to significantly adjust their farming practices or to demand the resources, tools, and skills needed to adapt to the altered environment.
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December 10, 2015
Uganda gets $1.5m lifeline against El Niño impact
The fund will be used to support preparedness to “reduce the damaging impact of the heavy rains on children in many parts of the country,” Unicef top official in Uganda, Mrs Aida Girma, said.
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November 28, 2015
Kenya’s Rain Lady shows Paris climate change summit how to battle drought
Every day at 9am she lifts her calibrated rain gauge up to her eye, and writes the result in her official meteorological notebook, to be sent to the Kenyan capital.
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November 24, 2015
View on Gender: Exclusion endangers climate fight
And this does not just apply in ‘softer’ areas, such as encouraging women to join in climate negotiations, but also to the design and use of technologies for climate mitigation and their transfer to developing nations.
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November 19, 2015
Another R96.6m for drought relief
This [relief efforts] includes the purchase of 45 water tankers for distribution of water to affected areas, borehole drilling and rehabilitation, water conservation and demand management, and water source augmentations.
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November 13, 2015
One-Third of Papua New Guineans Suffering Drought Crisis
An estimated one-third of the population of Papua New Guinea, the most populous Pacific Island state, is now suffering in from the country’s worst drought this century and experts predict El Nino’s influence will carry on through March 2016.
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August 29, 2015
How smart farmers in Kenya are coping with climate change
From maize to fish to tomato wheat and dairy farmers, they have all realised they must do things differently to cope with this new and harsh reality called climate change.
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April 12, 2015
Extreme weather set to foil Sahel knowledge
[Local people] will no longer have the tools in their technical arsenal or the genetic diversity of cultivated species needed to respond. Help must come from outside.