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Kulima director in Zambia for PPCR training project

Zambia classroomDr Katharine Vincent is in Lusaka this week for the inception phase of a training project as part of the second phase of Zambia's Pilot Program for Climate Resilience. The first phase of PPCR focused on the development of a Strategic Program for Climate Resilience, and mainstreaming climate resilience into national level policies and strategies. The second phase of PPCR extends this to mainstreaming climate resilience into local level policies and strategies, and supporting participatory adaptation and canal clearing in the flood-prone Barotse sub-basin of Western Province. In conjunction with a local consultant, Katharine will be training a group of pre-selected Climate Adaptation and Resilience Facilitators, who will then spearhead the process of mainstreaming climate resilience into district Integrated Development Plans and enable tangible adaptation activities within selected communities and wards.

Kulima supports adaptation at the African Development Bank

Dr Katharine Vincent is currently in Tunis as part of an assignment to support the development of adaptation projects and use of Global Environment Facility funding.  She will be working with the Environment, Energy and Climate Change department (ONEC3) of the African Development Bank to identify and formulate projects across the continent, in conjunction with the Bank’s sectoral departments, which are eligible for various funds under the trusteeship of the GEF – including the Least Developed Countries Fund, Special Climate Change Fund and Adaptation Fund.

ACCRA releases conference report authored by Kulima

The Africa Climate Change Resilience Alliance (ACCRA) has released the report of its regional conference.  The report was authored by Ms Tracy Cull and Dr Katharine Vincent, and is available in English and Portuguese.  The ACCRA regional conference took place in Nairobi in September 2011, and was organised and facilitated by Kulima Integrated Development Solutions.