Meet the AAPeople
Our AAPeople poster shows some of the multitudes of individuals working to shift their countries’ development from risk to resilience. Click here to view an interactive PDF.
Editorial: From risk to resilience
How the AAP's teams and partners constitute the true investment the Government of Japan has made in the future of this continent.
Mozambique develops capacity for water resources management
Staff from each of the Mozambican institutions responsible for water resources management were trained on the use of decision-making support tools at a recent workshop.
Learning from others, letting others learn
A Regional Office knowledge management workshop in Maputo helped participants from most AAP countries develop techniques to access and share information on development and adaptation experiences.
Knowing knowledge needs
The Knowledge Management Needs Survey Report will help countries capture, share and capitalise on their adaptation experiences
Paths, Progress, Possibilities
At the AAP’s regional conference in Dakar, representatives from almost every national team discussed the main paths their projects have taken, the progress they have achieved and the possibilities now open to their countries.
Localising the climate change story
Through online video, performance, film and exhibits AAP national teams are raising awareness of the issues we are working on and our successes in addressing them. We are pleased to share how teams all over the continent are using different media and techniques to inform the general public and targeted groups about climate change and the opportunities to prepare for it.
Final edition of The Baobab Coalition Journal
Click here to download the print edition of our final newsletter-cum -community newspaper.
The long and winding road
It’s a challenge to implement a broad programme, develop strategies for resilience and find time for professional development—but many AAP teams have managed just that.
A commitment to documenting and sharing knowledge
Looking back on what worked and what was learned by the AAP’s knowledge management component.
Better informed to inform others better
The AAP’s Media Capacity Building Project has helped promote better national coverage of climate-related issues.
Providing tailored support and documenting progress
How the AAP’s Programme Analysis and Implementation Unit helps countries along the road to success.
Rwanda on track to introduce early warning system
AAP Rwanda's efforts to build national capacity in forecasting and disaster
preparedness are almost complete after a one-month Met training event recently concluded.
Burkina Faso benefits from meteorological capacity
Equipment sourced by AAP Burkina Faso helps provide reliable, detailed and up-to- date weather forecasting and makes a range of national planning initiatives possible.
Food security and resilience
With most AAP
countries facing food security challenges, national teams are pursuing initiatives that support UNDP’s strategy for a food secure Africa and build resilience to climate-related threats to food supplies.
Starting small: Malawi’s community based pilot projects
The identification, implementation and monitoring of 21 pilot projects designed to secure the livelihoods of vulnerable communities provides a model for local adaptation interventions.
About The Baobab Coalition Journal
The Baobab Coalition Journal is the community newspaper for everyone involved with the Africa Adaptation Programme. It exists to connect participants, share knowledge, report progress, examine challenges, showcase successes and build mutual reliance among AAP countries and across Africa.
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