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Kulima director in Tanzania to assess livelihoods in the Rufiji delta

aerial of riverDr Katharine Vincent is in Tanzania this week to undertake livelihoods analysis in the Rufiji delta. This is part of the Western Indian Ocean Deltas Exchange (WIODER) – a partnership of a number of organisations and programmes with interests in environmental and social sustainability of deltas within a context of climate change. Working with colleagues from the University of Southampton and the Deltas, Vulnerability and Climate Change: Migration and Adaptation project, the aim of the research is to determine characteristics of delta-based livelihoods, how they link to migration, and also to test the importance of undertaking gender-sensitive research.

Kulima directors present at SADC RVAA Climate Change Seminar

RVAA Climate Change SeminarDr Katharine Vincent and Ms Tracy Cull have been in Durban for the SADC Regional Vulnerability Assessment and Analysis Climate Change Seminar.  Organised by the SADC RVAA programme, and attended by members of southern African national Vulnerability Assessment Committees and partners, the purpose of the seminar is to raise awareness of climate change.  Katharine and Tracy gave a presentation on introduction to climate change and projected impacts for the SADC region; and also chaired and facilitated a thematic session on innovations in climate change and livelihoods.