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Kulima director running adaptation training with WWF in Nairobi

Dr Katharine Vincent is in Nairobi this week running training for WWF's Africa Adaptation Initiative. The training will bring together representatives of WWF offices and their civil society partners from across the continent, including Mozambique, Madagascar, Namibia, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Cameroon, and DRC. In terms of content it will cover vulnerability risk assessments, mainstreaming climate change, identifying and selecting between adaptation options, and accessing adaptation finance. 

Kulima director in Maxixe to plan a gender-sensitive Climate Vulnerability and Capacity Analysis

focus group HomoineDr Katharine Vincent is currently in Maxixe, Mozambique to work with a team from CARE to design a gender-sensitive Climate Vulnerability and Capacity Analysis (GCVCA).  The GCVCA will be conducted by a team of participatory qualitative researchers from CARE who were recently trained by Kulima in the use of the new gender-sensitive CVCA methodology as part of the BMZ-funded project on Engendering Disaster Risk Reduction.  The results of the GCVCA will be used to inform CARE's future programming around Early Child Development and sanitation and hygiene.

Kulima director attends expert workshop on assessing climate change vulnerability in fisheries and aquaculture

Fisheries workshop reportFollowing on from her attendance at an expert workshop on assessing climate change vulnerability in fisheries and aquaculture, convened by the Global Partnership for Climate, Fisheries and Aquaculture (PACFA) and Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) in Windhoek in April, Dr Katharine Vincent's presentation on the PROVIA guidance for assessing climate vulnerabilty, impacts and adaptation, as well as contributions to discussions, have now been publsihed in the workshop report, "Report of the FAO/PaCFA Expert Workshop on Assessing Climate Change Vulnerability in Fisheries and Aquaculture: Available Methodologies and their Relevance for the Sector".