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Climate change, vulnerability and human mobility: perspectives of refugees from the east and Horn of AfricaUnited Nations University Institute for Environment and Human Security, 2012This study aims to understand the extent to which refugees and internally displaced persons (IDPs) have perceived, experienced and responded to climatic variability and long-term negative climatic change in the east and Horn of Africa.Document
Changing Patterns of Access to Education in Anglophone and Francophone Countries in Sub Saharan Africa: Is Education for All Pro-Poor?Consortium for Research on Educational Access, Transitions and Equity, 2011This paper explores patterns of growth in participation in six Anglophone and seven Francophone countries in SSA with Universal Primary Education programmes. The results show that progress has been patchy and sometimes disappointing. Access remains strongly associated with household wealth despite commitments to pro-poor policies.DocumentHELIO International, 2009This document analyses energy systems in a climate change context. Many energy policies are driven by the need to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. However current mitigation measures fail to take into account the full impact of increased climatic variability.Document
Information and Communication Technologies and Continuing Medical Education in East and Southern AfricaInternational Institute for Communication and Development, 2003This report presents some of the background materials prepare for the meeting held in April 2003 and coorganised jointly by IICD, Cordaid and CEDHA jto explore ways in which ICTs can be used to develop and deliver continuing medical education to rural healthcare workers in Kenya, Malawi, Tanzania, Uganda, and Zambia.DocumentInternational Development Research Centre, 2011This volume provides information on and analyses of e-governance at the municipal and the local level in Africa, thereby opening up the possibility of further research on how new technologies can be used to change the governance architecture in Africa.OrganisationThe IST-Africa Initiative is an active and growing partnership, founded by IIMC, Ireland in 2002.DocumentIST-Africa Initiative, 2012This guide looks at the current status of National ICT policies in each of the current IST-Africa Initiative partner countries. It identifies what has been achieved to date and provides insight into what implementation challenges remain. Specifically, the report reflects analysis of existing National ICT plicies for: Botswana, Burundi, Cameroon, Kenya, Lesotho, Mauritius, Mozambique, NDocument
Assessing Climate Change Vulnerability in East Africa: A case study on the use of CARE's Climate Change Vulnerability and Capacity Assessment (CVCA) Methodology within the Global Water Initiative East Africa ProgrammeCare Climate Change Information Centre, 2011This case study analyses the results, lessons learned and recommendations emerging from the application of the Climate Vulnerability and Capacity Assessment (CVCA) methodology. The assessment was carried out within CARE’s framework for Community-based Adaptation (CBA) in the context of the Global Water Initiative (GWI) in East Africa, funded by the Howard G.DocumentInternational Food Policy Research Institute, 2011This paper by the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) explores the adaptation benefits of sustainable land and water management (SLWM) practices at the local and landscape levels based on case studies in Kenya, Uganda, Niger and Nigeria.DocumentHuairou Commission, 2011On March 2nd, grassroots women leaders from around the world voiced their key recommendations and experiences to Under-Secretary-General and Executive Director of UN Women, Dr. Michelle Bachelet, and other representatives of UN Women and governments. A supportive audience of leaders of the global women’s movement and gender advocates filled the room beyond capacity.