Increasing capacity for water-related climate adaptation: Identifying opportunities from lessons learned in Ethiopian river basins

Posted on 23rd October 2019

Recently, Future Climate For Africa hosted the African Climate Risks Conference in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The theme of the conference was dismantling barriers to urgent climate adaptation action. REACH participated by hosting a panel discussion on water-related climate adaptation in Ethiopia and through presenting research on East African rainfall. Dr Ellen Dyer of REACH hosted […]

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Balancing social and environmental capital for sustainable development in Africa

Posted on 26th September 2019

If you weren’t able to make this 16 Sept event in person, you can catch up on the podcasts as 3 African Oxford Initiative Visiting Fellows discuss water and sustainable development.

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Ethiopia’s future — from hydropower to coffee — is tied to water

Posted on 27th August 2019

Dr Ellen Dyer and Meron Teferi Taye of the University of Oxford discuss how Ethiopia’s future challenges with climate change and agriculture relate to its water issues in this article.

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New insights into the future of water availability in Southern Africa

Posted on 21st June 2019

New research suggests that extreme future drying over southern Africa is an unlikely scenario, but that regional governments should still prepare for a water-stressed future. By Callum Munday In the summer of 2015, southern Africa experienced one of its worst droughts on records. Water supply for major cities, including Cape Town (South Africa) and Gabarone […]

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