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UNEP Launches New Initiative to Support Climate Change Adaptation in Africa (AAKNet)

Posted by AFJACC on January 19, 2013 at 4:45 AM

Dear Colleagues

 

We are pleased to announce thelaunch of the  Africa Adaptation Knowledge Network (AAKNet)  InformationPortal. This  will Make Available Research, Experiences and LessonsLearned from Projects Across the Continent.

The Africa AdaptationKnowledge Network (AAKNet) aims to support climate change adaptation inAfrica by providing the following services:

Aggregating knowledge in addressingpertinent climatic risks, shared across region and across countries inaddressing short, medium and long term adaptation needs.Harnessing knowledge for strategicplanning processes including knowledge generated as pilots and also knowledgemanaged by other platforms.

Providing tailored supportin knowledge needs structured and packaged in a useable format to servestrategic planning processes.

Harnessing knowledge platformsin powering strategic planning of regional frameworks like AMCEN. Buildingan alliance and coordination of knowledge platforms in the continent withthe common purpose of supporting climate change response.

Checkout the link for more information http://www.unep.org/newscentre/Default.aspx?DocumentID=2700&ArticleID=9349&l=en

 

The AAKNet website is availableat: www.africa.ganadapt.org

Best regards

 

 

Richard Munang (Ph.D)|Policy & Programme Coordinator

Climate Change Adaptation,Africa | United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)

+25420 762 5727 [email protected]; www.unep.org | www.africa.ganadapt.org


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