AfriCAN climate

The Knowledge platform for the uptake of climate change research results in Africa.
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Welcome to AfriCAN Climate


AfriCAN Climate, the "gateway to climate change knowledge related to Africa", is now online and ready for you to search for the content you are interested in.


Sign up to share your own knowledge, promote good practice, announce events and meet the other members of the AfriCAN Climate community.

We are looking forward to meeting you on AfriCAN Climate for fruitful dialogues and knowledge exchange.


AfriCAN Climate Awards
Call for nominations now open

The AfriCAN Climate project supports awards in recognition of excellence.

The first call for nominations is now open!

We are looking for initiatives and organisations that have distinguished themselves in Awareness raising about climate change and its impacts, with a focus on Africa. This can include: awareness raising campaigns, including tools used; targeted environmental education; social media initiatives; works of art (including visual arts, performing arts, music, films, etc.).

The Award Ceremony will take place in Dakar, Senegal, on 26 April 2013.


Support AfriCAN Climate

AfriCAN Climate works in close cooperation with AAK Net, the Africa Adaptation Knowledge Network, recently endorsed as the "continental network" to mobilize existing knowledge and best climate change adaptation practices.

AfriCAN Climate is also supported by BBC Media Action, the BBC's international development charity using media and communication to inform, connect and empower people around the world.

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