United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) was financed by the Global Environment Facility through one of its implementing agencies, the United Nations Development Programme. The duration of this climate change enabling activities project is three years and is nationally executed by the Department of Environment. This national executive agency is assisted by the National Coordinating Committee in terms of coordinating project’s work.
Ghana needs to be innovative to generate new and improved products and processes to meet the challenges of Climate Change, Mr George Scott, Chief Director of the Ministry of Environment, Science and Technology, said Tuesday.
He said innovation was a dynamic process that came with specific behaviours, performances and with obvious implications for outcomes.
Africa is widely held to be highly vulnerable to future climate change and Ethiopia is often cited as one of the most extreme examples.
Projections of future climate depend on the future level of heat trapping gases. Climate projections for Zimbabwe are for a warmer future climate. It is estimated that there will be:
- Warming of 0.5 to 2 ºC by 2030 and 1 to 3.5 ºC by 2070 compared to the 1961- 1990 average.
There are millions of rock outcrops in the world. This video shows how millions of people are using rock outcrops as their water source in some of the driest parts of Kenya. Different techniques are discussed in the video: rock pools, gorges between two rocks, rocks catchment dams, dam wall construction, earth dams and water tanks at rocks. More info: www.waterforaridland.com Produced by: ASAL consultants, Erik Nissen-Petersen Year: 2010 Language: English
This report seeks to compile a current account of farming systems and the changes that farmers are experiencing in Namibia. This study seeks to enable adaptation to climate change based on the information gathered. The Ministry of Agriculture, Water and Forestry, were involved in assisting and executing the study. The Environmental Conventions and Related Programs Unit of the Ministry of Environment and Tourism were also involved.