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25/10/2020
Click here to register online. The Joint XXIV IGC and XI IRC congress will be held in Nairobi, Kenya, October 25 – 30, 2020.  The theme of the Congress is “Sustainable Use of Grassland and Rangeland Resources for Improved Livelihoods’.  The aim [...]
Operationalising the humanitarian-development-peace nexus through the promotion of intercommunity coexistence
06/12/2019
One of the 25 selected winning development projects/SDG solutions at the Expo 2020 Dubai Global Best Practice Programme Frequent and persistent droughts are a recurrent feature of the Karamoja Cluster, which encompasses the southwestern parts of Ethiopia, northwestern Kenya, the southeastern [...]
Experiences from 15 projects across 13 countries: learning from the Building Resilience and Adaptation to Climate Extremes and Disasters (BRACED) programme
22/11/2019
This review explores how climate resilience programmes and projects can be designed, established and managed to be resilient themselves in fragile and conflict-affected contexts. It combines evidence-based learning from over four years of implementation from 15 projects across 13 countries, [...]
07/11/2019
  The report examines the newly emerging market for off-grid solar-powered productive use appliances (PULSE). The majority of sub-Saharan Africa’s smallholder farmers live without grid electricity and produce globally low yields. PULSE appliances - such as irrigation pumps, cooling and refrigeration, and agro-processing - can [...]
Improving crop yields to increase smallholder farmers’ incomes and boost their resilience to the impacts of climate shocks and stresses
25/09/2019
Eighty percent of the population of Kenya relies on agriculture for its livelihood. Agriculture is the backbone of the Kenyan economy, accounting directly for 26 percent of GDP and 60 percent of total export earnings. However, Kenyan farmers face major [...]
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