Joto Afrika - a bilingual briefing series on climate change adaptation in Africa

Joto Afrika, meaning 'Africa is feeling the heat' in Swahili, is a English/French briefing series on climate adaptation which draws lessons, experiences and practical information from across sub-Saharan Africa.

Joto Afrika was conceptualised, developed and produced by the Arid Lands Information Network (ALIN), Kenya, in partnership with IDS Knowledge Services and the AfricaAdapt Network.

Issues include:

  1. Climate change and the threat to African food security (PDF), July 2009
  2. Managing Africa's water in a changing climate (PDF), November 2009  
  3. Disaster risk and climate change in Africa (PDF), April 2010
  4. Forestry and REDD in Africa (PDF), September 2010 
  5. The implications of climate change for health in Africa (PDF), December 2010
  6. Women as key players in climate adaptation (PDF), March 2011
  7. The future of pastoralism in a changing climate (PDF), August 2011
  8. Should Africa take the renewable energy path? (PDF), October 2011

It was supported, in part, through the Mobilising Knowledge for Development (MK4D) project, funded by DFID.

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Should Africa take the renewable energy path? Joto Afrika 8

Guest Editor: Fatima Denton (IDRC Senegal)

Forestry and REDD in Africa, Joto Afrika

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