Towards a research roadmap on climate change in Africa

Wednesday, October 8, 2014 - 18:05

Marrakech, Morocco 6 October 2014 (ECA) – A group of African climate research and impact communities began meeting in Marrakech, Morocco, today to agree a research collaboration platform on climate science in Africa that will be announced at the Fourth Annual Conference on climate Change and Development in Africa (CCDA-IV) which opens here Thursday.

Participants are meeting under the aegis of the World Meteorological Organisation and ECA/Africa Climate Policy Centre “to devise an institutional platform for linking African climate science research and knowledge to inform adaptation decision-making in Africa”, according to Ms Fatima Denton, Director of the Special Initiatives Division at the UN Economic Commission for Africa.  Full Article