Resources from our third FOCUS-Africa External Stakeholder Workshop are online!

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On 30 May to 3 June 2022, the third Stakeholder Workshop of FOCUS-Africa took place in Pretoria, and for the first time in-person and also online! The workshop sessions covered both regional perspective for the whole project and particularly explore ...

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Stakeholder engagement for Climate Services in Southern Africa: understanding users needs and assessing capacity gaps

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The 3rd stakeholder workshop of the FOCUS-Africa project took place from 30 May to 3 June 2022 in Pretoria, South Africa with about seventy participants comprising local stakeholders, consortium and advisory board members, and representatives from Na...

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FOCUS-Africa Editorial, by Roberta Boscolo

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This second issue of FOCUS-Africa Newsletter coincides with the first mid-term review of the project. Yes, we already reached 18+ months of implementation while employing our creativity, innovation and efforts in order to minimize the impacts of COVI...

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SECOND AFRICAN CONTINENTAL CLIMATE OUTLOOK FORUM

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A Mechanism for improved coordination on data, methods, tools, products and services for Africa CONCEPT NOTEThe African Centre for Meteorological Applications and Development (ACMAD) as a WMO Regional Climate Centre (RCC) for Africa is org...

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Case study 3 field trip in Mozambique

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FOCUS-Africa traveled to Mozambique in what is officially the first field trip for the project. The team working on food security in case study three , led by Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna (SSSA) in Pisa, Italy, finally met in person in a windy aft...

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FOCUS-Africa – The first field trip in Mozambique

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Traveling is possible again, and the Case Study 3 (CS3) team met for the first time in person in Mozambique this October 2021. A twelve day visit to assess the socio-economic impact of climate services in the FOCUS-Africa project. CS3 fo...

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FOCUS-Africa at the EMS Innovative Presentation Award

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The European meteorological Society (EMS) Annual Meeting 2021 was attended by FOCUS-Africa partners on Friday 10th September, with 549 participants from 43 countries. This was a great opportunity to present the project to a wide audience. The subm...

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Discover CONFER Project video presentation

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The agriculture in East Africa is mainly rain-fed with little or no irrigation. Farmers and smallholders are highly dependent on rainfall and have no reserves to draw on in dry periods. More accurate seasonal forecasts can help save crops, enhance fo...

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Virtual Workshop on issues related to Access to Energy in Africa

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We invite you to join Climate Chance’s upcoming Virtual Workshop on Access to Energy in Africa that will take place on Thursday 18th March from 3:00-4:00pm (CET, Paris time). Live translation English >> French will be a...

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