In the picturesque backdrop of Kongoni, Kenya, the NORCE-led CATER Schools programme is embarking on its inaugural annual event. Bringing… Read More »The CATER Schools Programme: Nurturing Climate Leaders
Climate change poses an urgent global challenge that demands action at both local and global scales. In Hargeisa and Mogadishu,… Read More »Empowering Climate Change Journalism: A Transformative Workshop in Hargeisa and Mogadishu, Somalia
Report on Synergy Building in weather and climate: Partnership between NMHs, Policy makers, Media, and Private sector in East Africa
This report provides an overview of the training and capacity building activities under Work Package 4 (WP4) of the CONFER project, regarding outcomes and recommendations, as well as contribution to
achieving CONFER’s objectives.
Synergy building for NMHS and stakeholders based in Kenya and Tanzania on climate information and services
The training, brought together over 40 participants in roundtable discussions and collaborations in the sectors at ICPAC and KMD offices in Nairobi, Kenya.
Building resilience across East Africa through the production and communication of seasonal forecasts￼
Due to a combination of climatic extremes and vulnerable communities, East Africa is the focus of much research, engagement and action.
CONFER, the Development Learning Lab, the Bjerknes Center for Climate Research and the on June 28 organised a webinar on Introduction to… Read More »VIDEO: Introduction to Climate Services
CONFER has two “Sister projects”: DOWN2EARTH and FOCUS-Africa. All three are funded under the same sub-topic of the Horizon 2020 programme, and we want to explore our “sister projects” a bit further. First up is DOWN2EARTH, led by Dr Michael Singer at the University of Cardiff. We have asked him for some insight into what the project does, its connection to CONFER, and how the two projects work together.
CONFER is working to both improve and develop new climate services for the East African region. One of the places… Read More »From Weather Apps to Seasonal Forecasting: Why User Feedback is Key to Successful Climate Services