Climate Change in East Africa

  • Experts reveal what it takes to ensure climate resilient water supply in East Africa

    March 10, 2020

    Hannah Pole, March 03, 2020 Ensuring continuous access to groundwater via multiple water sources and technologies supported by on-going monitoring and external support, will make drought-prone communities in east Africa better equipped to cope with climate change, according to a new study.  A comparison of several thousand rural water supplies during the 2015-16 drought in […]

  • Decline in insect populations worry East Africans

    January 15, 2020

    Fredrick Mugira in Uganda and Jacob Mugini in Tanzania hhFirst published by New Vision The national environment agency – NEMA says the major reasons why the southwestern region and other regions in Uganda no longer receive grasshoppers in big numbers are: change in climate and wetlands’ destruction. In the not so distant past, it would […]

  • East African Community Parliament to Start Forum on Climate Change

    March 31, 2015

    Adella Mbabazi March 31, 2015 The East African Legislative Assembly (EALA) has agreed to form a regional Parliamentary Forum on Climate Change. The proposal was made during a policy dialogue on Climate Change and Gender for members of EALA to identify the role of parliamentarians in implementation of gender sensitive climate change policies. The dialogue […]

  • COP 20 | CMP 10: El Nino looms over East Africa

    December 5, 2014

    Peter Labeja, Pamacc Team in Lima December 05, 2014 Few days after the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change warned of worst climate ahead, the East African Meteorologists have moved to issue El Nino alert over the region. Uganda National Meteorology Authority is calling for preparation of the members of the public for the occurrence of […]