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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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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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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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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FOCUS-Africa mission to Mauritius

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Interacting with users and stakeholders to understand their climate services needs. The FOCUS-Africa Case Study 8 team, comprising of staff from the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) and the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research...

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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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THINKING LONG-TERM IMPACT TO DESIGN WELL FROM DAY ONE

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A Methodology for the socio-economic impact assessment of climate services. Sadly we know today that in the race to fight climate change, we also have to learn how to adapt to the inevitable changes to come. Climate services equip decision-makers ...

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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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