African Union conference on COVID-19 and food security features AFRICAP research

There’s no doubt that COVID-19 has had significant effects on Africa’s food systems. The real question is how we can work together to mitigate threats that the pandemic poses for food security and nutrition, while building resilience to future shocks. Researchers from the GCRF-Agricultural and Food System Resilience: Increasing Capacity and Advising Policy (AFRICAP) programme …

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Experiences of the 2015-16 El Niño from across the Tropics highlight the importance of building long-term resilience

It is widely anticipated that the global climate in 2019 will once again be affected by El Niño conditions in the Pacific Ocean. This can contribute to a range of experiences of weather extremes across the Tropics, including in the GCRF-AFRICAP focal countries. Following the latest extreme El Niño event in 2015-16, the NERC SHEAR …

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AFRICAP-South Africa Scenarios Workshop, 12 November 2018

The National Agricultural Marketing Council (NAMC) in partnership with the Food, Agriculture and Natural Resources Policy Analysis Network (FANRPAN), the University of Leeds, Chatham House and the UK Met Office to convene the scenarios workshop on the 12th November 2018 Burgers Park Hotel in Pretoria, South Africa. The scenarios follows the in-country launch of the …

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