In the case of the 2014 Ebola outbreak in Western Africa which claimed over 11,000 lives, the virus propagated faster than reliable data. Local journalists faced an unprecedented epidemic and a shortage of credible information.
Clean energy and water : an assessment for services for adaptation to climate change; final assessment report
The report assesses challenges facing the wider uses of renewable energy technologies in water services.Published dateMonday, January 2, 2012 - 05:00
GMOs or local crops for climate change adaptation in Africa? : key findings and policy recommendations from the AfricaAdapt network
Climate change is reframing Africa’s food security debate.
Farmers have long adapted to recurrent droughts through
traditional practices such as intercropping. But now theyPublished date2012
Adapting agriculture through local knowledge : key findings and policy recommendations from an AfricaAdapt e-discussion
This policy brief summarizes the central themes arising
from an e-discussion among members of the AfricaAdapt
network. The participants considered the following
question: What are the impacts of climate change onPublished date2012
The main driver of change is seen as being climate change and variability which tends to overshadow other drivers such as human and livestock population, irrigated agriculture, and industry.Published date2014