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  • 23rd July 2019

    Evidence for Development co-supervising new research student

    We are pleased to be supporting new PhD research which is investigating impact-based early warning systems in Uganda. EfD’s Celia Petty is co-supervising Faith Mitheu, a Kenya-based student, who has recently started work on her PhD: “A model for impact-based flood early warning in Uganda: linking data on hazard, vulnerability and exposure to develop impact-based […]

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  • 27th May 2019

    Importance of livelihood information in supporting policy decisions and targeting assistance: stakeholder meetings in Kampala

    Last week, Evidence for Development’s John Seaman, Celia Petty and Dai Clegg attended the final HyCRISTAL AGM in Kampala. During the meeting, EfD Senior Associate James Acidri (MP) gave the keynote speech in which he stressed the fact that climate change was already affecting the lives of millions of Ugandans and underlined the importance of […]

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  • 1st May 2019

    Adaptive Social Protection training in Senegal

    Evidence for Development are delighted to have co-organised Adaptive Social Protection training in Senegal with the Walker Institute as part of the ASPIRE programme. ASPIRE is a DFID/World Bank Adaptive Social Protection project in the Sahel. The aim of this training, which took place at the end of last month, was to facilitate dialogue between […]

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    14th January 2019

    New PhD opportunity: Data synthesis and integration for improved climate impact assessment

    Torn between furthering your career by doing a PhD, and making a difference? You don’t need to be: “Data synthesis and integration for improved climate impact assessment” is a funded PhD co-supervised by Evidence for Development through the SCENARIO Doctoral Training Partnership. This project has the potential to have a big influence in terms of the new […]

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  • 30th November 2018

    Improving understanding of the livelihood impacts of flooding in Uganda

    Evidence for Development is delighted be involved as a research and training partner in an important new project: NIMFRU – National-scale Impact-based forecasting of Flood Risk in Uganda.

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  • 22nd June 2018

    Evidence for Development at Adaptation Futures 2018

    Evidence for Development were pleased to attend the Adaptation Futures conference in Cape Town this week for the first time. Adaptation Futures is a major international bi-annual event which brings together communities of professionals interested in climate change adaptation.

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  • 29th May 2018

    CSAT student showcase  

    The students who took part in in the Climate Services Academy and Training (CSAT) programme EfD was involved in developing with the Walker Institute earlier in the year, presented work from their overseas placements at a showcase event at the University of Reading today.

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  • 5th May 2018

    Rural livelihoods data collection in Homa Bay, Kenya

    Over the last few weeks, Household Economy Approach (HEA) and Individual Household Method (IHM) fieldwork studies have been completed in the Homa Bay, Kisumu District of Kenya. This work forms part of the assessment of climate change impacts in Lake Victoria basin within the HyCRISTAL project.

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  • 27th April 2018

    EfD at the HyCRISTAL AGM

    Earlier this week, Dr Celia Petty and Dai Clegg participated in the HyCRISTAL AGM in Kampala, Uganda. HyCRISTAL is a Future Climate for Africa project, which is developing methodologies for new climate research to support the resilience of rural communities vulnerable to climate change, with an emphasis on the sectors of agriculture and fishing, and in the context of other drivers of change such as shifts in land-use and population growth.

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  • 23rd April 2018

    Measuring livelihood changes among Malian refugees in Burkina Faso

    The UNHCR Seeds for Solutions (SfS) project is designed to enhance the economic security of both Malian refugees and the host community in the Sahel region of Burking Faso, through interventions in the dairy sector and support to micro-enterprise initiatives. Evidence for Development have been involved in assessing the impacts of the SfS project since […]

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  • 9th March 2018

    Rainwatch Alliance Meeting, March 2018, Kampala

    Evidence for Development’s Dr Celia Petty was invited by the Walker Institute to participate in a Rainwatch Alliance meeting in Kampala this week.

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  • 28th February 2018

    Climate Services Academy and Training (CSAT)

    The NERC-funded CSAT ‘evidence synthesis’ initiative was implemented in January-February 2018. EfD was involved in the management of the project and in producing and delivering course materials.

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  • 10th January 2018

    ‘ASPIRE’ Adaptive Social Protection project in the Sahel

    Evidence for Development is delighted to be involved in a new project with the Walker Institute: Adaptive Social Protection: Information for Enhanced Resilience (ASPIRE). The project is funded by the UK Department for International Development (DFID); other consortium partners include the UK Met Office and the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC).

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  • 11th October 2017

    Climate Services Academy: Providing training in evidence synthesis

    Evidence for Development is working with the Walker Institute at the University of Reading to deliver the Climate Services Academy (CSAT), an exciting new initiative which is training postgraduate research (PGR) students in Evidence Synthesis to inform policy and business decision-making.

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  • 11th September 2017

    Evidence for Development at the Africa Hydromet Forum

    As part of our commitment to research and capacity development for poverty alleviation, climate change adaptation and disaster risk reduction, EfD is participating in the African Ministerial Conference on Meteorology (AMCOMET) Africa Hydromet Forum in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

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