SADC Climate Change Capacity Building Project

Project Details
Organisation(s) involved: CSIR, Department of Science and Technology, The Climate Systems Analysis Group (University of Cape Town), Kulima Integrated Development Solutions (Pty) Ltd
Project Objective/ Description: The objective of this project is to equip decision-makers with information, appropriate for country level planning, on the impact and of climate change in the region within an early warning, risk and vulnerability context.

This project will work through the existing SADC mechanisms around the rainfall season (the Southern African Regional Climate Outlook Forum), as well as with individual country stakeholders to engage in capacity building and technical backstopping, based specifically on the climate change component of the Atlas. This will be achieved through country based stakeholder workshops, including a GIS based training component.

Location: Southern Africa (all SADC member states)
Contact: cdavis@csir.co.za