Perspectives on mainstreaming climate resilience into water infrastructure

Perspectives on mainstreaming climate resilience into water infrastructure

Southern Africa is facing a large number of climate risks as a result of increased extreme weather events, which in combination with low levels of adaptive capacity, makes this part of the continent highly vulnerable to the impacts of climate change. An example of this are the impacts from the 2015 drought, which resulted in…

CRIDF joins the dialogue for solutions at Adaptation Futures 2018

The fifth Adaptation Futures conference, one of the world’s major gatherings on climate change adaptation, took place in Cape Town, South Africa this June. As a facility developing long-term adaptation solutions to improve the lives of the poor in Southern Africa, CRIDF was there. Dr Pauline Lindeque represented CRIDF in the session Climate Change adaptation…

CRIDF at COP23: talking climate change and water management with major funders

  COP23: A key forum for CRIDF This November the CRIDF team attended the 23rd Conference of the Parties (COP23) in Bonn, Germany. Held under the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) – the COP meetings are an important part of the high level global movement to tackle global warming and its effects. Attending what…