FOCUS-Africa/CONFER/Down2Earth COP27 side events overview

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In November 2022, the FOCUS-Africa project along with its sister projects Down2Earth and CONFER, had the pleasure of holding two side events at the 27th Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC CO...

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Publication of a paper on bias correction of extreme events

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A Novel Bias Correction Method for Extreme Events When one is using climate simulation outputs, one critical issue to consider is the systematic bias affecting the modelled data. The bias correction of modelled data is often used when one is using...

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FOCUS-Africa mission to Malawi

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Dragana Bojovic (on behalf of the CS2 team) The final FOCUS-Africa 2022 country mission took place in Malawi from 3-12 October. The mission included partners involved in the Case Study on Climate Services for Food Security (CS2) and the Case Stud...

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A look back at our Stakeholder Workshop in South Africa

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The third Stakeholders Workshop took place in Pretoria (South Africa), on 1-2 June 2022, in a hybrid mode. The focus was on case study 1 on food security in South Africa (link), and the wider region, as well as case study 8  on  water ...

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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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A look back on FOCUS-Africa 3rd joint partners stakeholders engagement mission.

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To foster the contribution and involvement of local stakeholders such as farmers in the project, the FOCUS-Africa team is organizing missions to the different countries where the project has case studies. After Mozambique and Mauritius, the team h...

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SAVE THE DATE: FOCUS-AFRICA 3rd STAKEHOLDER WORKSHOP

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30 May – 3 June 2022- South Africa Background information The First FA Stakeholders’ Workshop was focused on South Africa and took place virtually. It was comprised of Internal workshop (30 November – 1 December 2020) and external stakeholder w...

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

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On 14-15th September 2021, the second External Stakeholder Workshop of our FOCUS-Africa project took place online. Focusing on Tanzania, the discussions explored the stakeholders needs, challenges and capacities in terms of climate services in Tan...

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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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