IDRC is pleased to announce $4 million in research funding for six new projects that will support greater social equity in climate action.
NewsCLIMATE CHANGE Gender SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT SOCIAL AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT OF WOMENPublished dateThursday, 30. May 2019 - 9:30
Increasing resilience to climate change in West Africa is integral to enhancing food security. This calls for more sustainably and efficiently managing water resources for agriculture.
Sustainable management of water catch basins for supplemental irrigation in Burkina Faso and scaling up in Mali and Niger
The goal of this project is to increase the climate change resilience of farmers in the Sahel through the sustainable and optimized management of catch basins for runoff water.
Journal articlesMILLET SOIL FERTILITY SAHEL RAIN FED FARMING
Spatial fields' dispersion as a farmer strategy to reduce agro-climatic risk at the household level in pearl millet-based systems in the Sahel : a modeling perspective
The rainfall pattern in the Sahel is very erratic with a high spatial variability.Published dateSunday, January 2, 2011 - 05:00
Journal articlesCLIMATE CHANGE NATURAL DISASTERS DISASTER PREPAREDNESS ADAPTATION TO CHANGE
Seasonal variations in the diurnal patterns of convection in Cameroon - Nigeria and their neighboring areas
Precipitations in tropical Africa are highly convective. Therefore, knowledge of the diurnal cycle of convective processes enhances understanding and prediction of rainfall patterns.Published dateSaturday, January 2, 2010 - 05:00
Journal articlesClimate change ADAPTATION CLIMATE CHANGE ADAPTATION
Local perturbations such as terrain, land cover, and land-water boundary often exert a strong influence on the local climate and create eco-climatic structures or complexes that can support the natural resource capita on which livelihoods depend.Published dateSunday, January 2, 2011 - 05:00
Research in ActionClimate change Water
Regional Sensitization Workshop on the Platform for Exchange Between Researchers and Policy Makers for Adaptation to Climate Change in Africa, September 28 – 29, 2011, Abuja, Nigeria; report
West and Central African Council for Agricultural Research and Development (CORAF/ WECARD) is coordinating the project on Climate Change Adaptation for Africa (CCAA) funded by the International Development Research Center (IDRC).Published dateSunday, January 2, 2011 - 05:00