Helping to set the priorities for climate research in Africa and putting climate
knowledge into the hands of end-users  - J. Lengoasa, WMO DSG

Read the speech or look at the slides.


Promoting Resilience in Africa through Climate Forecasting and Sustainable Land and Water Management

Download the Poster prepared by the African Development Bank



ClimDev-Africa leads the response to climate change in Africa. Details of activities, including ACC2013 and CCDA-III at


CLIVAR Exchanges: Special Issue on Africa

CLIVAR is an international research programme dealing with climate variability and predictability on time-sales from months to centuries. CLIVAR is a component of the World Climate Research Programme (WCRP). WCRP is sponsored by the World Meteorological Organization,the International Council for Science and the Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO.

CLIVAR Exchanges: Special Issue on Africa examines the climate research challenges and opportunities facing the continent



African Climate Science Frontiers: Addressing Priority Research Gaps to Inform Adaptation Decision-Making in Africa

Frontiers in African Climate Science Research and Applications

Prepared by the Steering Committee for the African Climate Conference 2013: Ernest Afiesimama, Richard Anyah, Ghassem Asrar, Seleshi Bekele, Adama A. Diallo, Brad Garanganga, Richard Graham, Bruce Hewitson, Cheikh Kane, Pete Lamb, Filipe Lucio, Simon Mason, Joseph Mutemi, Ousmane Ndiaye, Anna Pirani, Fred Semazzi, Mxolisi Shongwe, Arame Tall, Wassila Thiaw, Seydou Traore, Hassan Virji, Richard Washington, Pius Yanda.

This is a ‘living’ document and comments are welcome. Reviews are currently being received and incorporated into the next version of the document. If you wish to contribute, please email with the subject ‘Frontiers’. Access document at

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