Resources from our first EU FOCUS-Africa External Stakeholder Workshop now available!

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We successfully organised our first External Stakeholder Workshop, an online event, on the 9th December 2020 from 09:00 – 12:30 CET/10:00 – 13:30 SAST. Our special thanks to all FOCUS-Africa partners, participants and our speakers: ...

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FOCUS-Africa held its first RRI Workshop

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We hope you’ve had a safe and good start to 2021. At the end of 2020, we held our first FOCUS Africa stakeholder #workshop with the second day of the workshop focused on learning and applying the concepts behind Responsible Research & In...

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Our first internal EU FOCUS-Africa Workshop is in the works!

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Each of the six Stakeholder Workshops will be ‘hosted’ in one of the eight case studies home countries, during the four-year project. They are organised to support the project in showcasing and sharing its results, and importantly to seek input and p...

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Join our first EU FOCUS-Africa External Stakeholder Workshop

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Registration is open for our first External Stakeholder Workshop, an online event, on the 9th December 2020 from 09:00 – 12:30 CET/10:00 – 13:30 SAST. This workshop will be the follow up of the Internal Project Workshop which will take...

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Climate services – the way to a climate-resilient and low-carbon society

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Jean-Claude Juncker, the former president of the European Commission, made a committment to lead the fight against global warming through the “transformation and deep decarbonisation of the whole economy,” calling for siginifcant adaptati...

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Valuing Weather and Climate: Economic Assessment of Meteorological and Hydrological Services

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For more than a century, nations have equipped themselves to provide weather, climate and hydrological information, forecasts and, more recently, remotely sensed data and early warnings to the public and private sectors. These services, collectively ...

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Say hello to our sister-projects: CONFER & DOWN2EARTH

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In the spirit of identifying areas of collaboration and creating synergies with other initiatives as encouraged by the European Commission, we introduce you to CONFER and DOWN2EARTH. These two projects were funded under the same European Commission c...

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Why FOCUS-Africa focuses on the SADC region

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Southern Africa, the target of FOCUS-Africa, is marked by economic regional imbalances with small and littlediversified economies, pronounced inequalities and poverty. According to the SADC Regional Indicative Strategic Development Plan (2010), the r...

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Why FOCUS-Africa? A summary of the virtual kick-off meeting

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FOCUS-Africa – Full-value chain Optimised Climate User-centric Services for Southern Africa – is developing sustainable tailored climate services in the Southern African Development Community (SADC) region for four sectors: agriculture and food secur...

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