Beverage company AB InBev and its Uganda subsidiary Nile Breweries has explored ways to increase the resilience of their small-scale grain farmers to the effects of climate change. Their process has been documented by the Sustainable Food Lab in the case study Improving Grain Sector Climate-Smart Awareness and Decision-Making.
This profile provides an overview of climate risks in East Africa, including how climate variability and change likely will impact the region’s crop production, livestock, water resources, human health, infrastructure and energy, and ecosystems.
Cyclone Idai left more than 1,000 people dead and thousands more missing, potentially affecting millions in Southern Africa. As emergency response and recovery efforts continue, another disaster is likely unfolding elsewhere on the continent: Idai pulled precipitation South, away from Eastern Africa, resulting in persistent dry conditions affecting crops at the start of the main growing season. That’s where NASA Earth Observations come in.
This report highlights findings of a study carried out to estimate the actual or potential contribution to livelihoods by biodiversity and ecosystem services of the Sango Bay-Minziro area, an important trans-boundary ecosystem shared by Uganda and Tanzania.