Monthly Archives: June 2013

Kulima co-facilitates workshop on forests, rangelands and climate change with FAO and SADC

FAO-SADC forestsDr Katharine Vincent and Ms Tracy Cull have been in Johannesburg this week to co-facilitate a workshop on forests, rangelands and climate change with FAO and SADC.  The purpose of the workshop, attended by representatives of 13 SADC countries, was to identify opportunities to develop a regional project eligible for Least Developed Countries Fund and Special Climate Change Fund monies.  Following on from the workshop a draft Project Identification Form will be developed and then elaborated in conjunction with participating countries and the SADC Secretariat.

AfDB launches African Development Report 2012 with inputs from Kulima

AFDB ADRThe African Development Bank has launched its 2012 African Development Report on the theme "Towards Green Growth in Africa".  The report describes the rationale for, and challenges to, green growth in Africa, looking at agriculture, forestry and energy security, as well as the contribution of technology, finance and planning in the creation of constructive enabling environments.  Dr Katharine Vincent and colleagues Dr Rob Byrne and Dr David Ockwell (from the University of Sussex) contributed to chapter five on "Energy security, fossil fuels and opportunities for low-carbon development".