Africa

Report: Tree Trouble

Compilation of testimonies on the negative impact of large-scale tree plantations prepared for the sixth Conference of the Parties of the Framework Convention on Climate Change by Friends of the Earth International. | Read more...

PDF: Africa - Up in Smoke 2. The second report on Africa and global warming from the Working Group on Climate Change and Development

Report on climate change affects on Africa published in the run up to the November 2006 UNFCCC conference. The Working Group is an alliance of Action Aid, Friends of the Earth, Greenpeace, Oxfam, Practical Action and range of other development and environmental organisations. | Read more...

Development Dialogue Sept. 2006 no.48: Carbon Trading: A Critical Conversation on Climate Change, Privatisation and Power

362-page special edition of Development Dialogue journal, from the Dag Hammarskjöld Foundation, devoted to discussing the role of carbon trading within development. Link | Read more...

PDF: Hydropolitical Vulnerability and Resilience in International River Basins

Wherever a major river, lake, or aquifer system is shared by two or more sovereign nations, the shared (international) waters become vulnerable to indiscriminate exploitation and degradation. Urbanization and environmental degradation, can cause... | Read more...

PDF: African Climate Report A report commissioned by the UK Government to review African climate science, policy and options for action

Detailed review of regional temperature and rainfall changes in Africa projected by nine state-of-the-art global climate models from the UK’s Department for the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs. | Read more...

Project: Climate, Water and Agriculture: Impacts on and Adaptation of Agro-Ecological Systems in Africa

Series of activities over a three-year period beginning in June 2002 leading to enhancement of the research and policy capacity in Africa on the economic impact of climate change on the agricultural sector of eleven African countries. Link | Read more...

Project: Global Change System for Analysis, Research and Training (Start)

START, the global change SysTem for Analysis, Research and Training, provides an international framework for capacity building in developing countries in the area of climate-related scientific knowledge and technology. Link | Read more...

Project: START GIS and Remote Sensing Training Program

On-going training programme for African scientists to widen their skill-set to include the use of computerised capture of field observations, remote sensing, earth resources database management and GIS predictive modelling. Link | Read more...

Small Island Developing States Network climate change and sea-level rise dossier

SIDSnet connects 43 Small Island Developing States (SIDS) in the Caribbean, the Mediterranean, the Pacific, Atlantic, and Indian Oceans, and African island nations. Its main goal is to use ICTs to support sustainable development. | Read more...

Techtip: Africover Software Family

The Africover Software Family is a powerful suite of tools for land cover mapping that is free and easy to use. Read more...

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