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Kulima director participated in IPCC Expert Meeting of the Task Group on data and scenario support for Impact and Climate Analysis (TGICA)

IPCC TGICA meetingLast week Dr Katharine Vincent participated in an IPCC Expert Meeting of the Task Group on data and scenario support for Impact and Climate Analysis (TGICA), held at the Lamont Campus of Columbia University in New York. The focus of the meeting was "decision-centred approaches to the use of climate information". Within that, discussions centred around: improving uptake of the IPCC 5th Assessment Report; sharing experiences of applying data for impacts, adaptation and vulnerability assessments; and articulating good practices based on experiences of application of climate information – to inform knowledge products and guidance and the future activities of the TGICA group. Katharine gave a presentation on the climate information needs of the IAV research community on day one. 

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".