Students standing in classroom

Postcard from the Field: Students Relating Changes in Weather Patterns to Mosquito-Borne, Malaria Disease Occurrence

By Climatelinks

Students from St. Scholastica Primary School in Nairobi, Kenya, present their findings variations in weather patterns, mosquito habitat maps, and malaria occurrence within Kenya’s Lake Victoria region during the SERVIR East and Southern Africa 2019 Space Challenge for Primary and Secondary Schools.

Postcards from the field feature submissions to the Climatelinks photo gallery. This photo was submitted to the “Planning a food-secure future” category of the 2019 Climatelinks photo contest. The Climatelinks community is encouraged to submit new photos to the gallery through this submission form.

Country
Kenya
Sectors
Education
Strategic Objective
Adaptation
Topics
Adaptation, Education, Health, Weather
Region
Africa

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Climatelinks is a global knowledge portal for USAID staff, implementing partners, and the broader community working at the intersection of climate change and international development. The portal curates and archives technical guidance and knowledge related to USAID’s work to help countries mitigate and adapt to climate change. 

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