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Mozambique + 2 more

Climate change has already hit southern Africa. Here’s how we know

**Author** Jennifer Fitchett *Associate Professor of Physical Geography, University of the Witwatersrand* Many people still think of climate change as a phenomenon that we will only face in the distant future. Perhaps that's partly because climate change…

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News and Press Release
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The Conversation
Posted:
24 Mar 2022

Madagascar

Comment le changement climatique a contribué à la crise alimentaire à Madagascar

*Author Chris Funk* *Director of the Climate Hazards Center, University of California Santa Barbara* Disclosure statement Chris Funk reçoit des fonds de l'Agence des États-Unis pour le développement international (USAID). L'ONU a annoncé que…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
The Conversation
Posted:
05 Oct 2021

Ethiopia + 2 more

Scientists sound the alarm over drought in East Africa: what must happen next

Chris Funk: Affiliated Research Professor, Department of Geography and Director, Climate Hazards Group, University of California Santa Barbara Every few years, it is devastating to watch the same tragedy: a weather cycle that brings debilitating drought and…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
The Conversation
Posted:
04 Oct 2021

Ethiopia

Tigray war antagonists are reluctant to talk peace: why and what’s next

Author: Mohammed Girma - Visiting Lecturer, University of Roehampton It is almost a year since the war in Ethiopia's northern state of Tigray broke out. It all begun with a "pre-emptive strike" on the North Command of…

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News and Press Release
Source:
The Conversation
Posted:
24 Sep 2021

Ethiopia + 2 more

Progress against a neglected tropical disease in east Africa is under threat

Author Monique Wasunna - Researcher, Kenya Medical Research Institute Disclosure statement Monique Wasunna is the director of the Drugs for Neglected Diseases initiative Africa Regional Office. Eleven years ago, in the rugged hills of West Pokot County in Kenya,…

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News and Press Release
Source:
The Conversation
Posted:
22 Sep 2021

Madagascar

How climate change contributed to Madagascar’s food crisis

*Chris Funk | Affiliated Research Professor, Department of Geography and Research Director, Climate Hazards Group, University of California Santa Barbara* The UN has announced that Madagascar is on the brink of experiencing the world's…

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News and Press Release
Source:
The Conversation
Posted:
09 Sep 2021

Ethiopia

Following the Tigray conflict, the rocky road to peace in Ethiopia

Author: Mukesh Kapila Professor Emeritus in Global Health & Humanitarian Affairs, University of Manchester Disclosure statement Mukesh Kapila is affiliated with the University of Manchester All wars end. So will the Tigray conflict. But when and how will peace come,…

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News and Press Release
Source:
The Conversation
Posted:
03 Sep 2021

Uganda + 1 more

Uganda has a remarkable history of hosting refugees, but its efforts are underfunded

Author Evan Easton-Calabria Senior Research Officer, Refugee Studies Centre, University of Oxford Uganda has agreed to a request from the United States to temporarily accommodate 2,000 refugees from Afghanistan while Washington processes their applications to live in…

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News and Press Release
Source:
The Conversation
Posted:
27 Aug 2021

Uganda

Five ways Uganda’s health teams provided HIV care in lockdown

Author Henry Zakumumpa Health Systems Researcher, Makerere University Disclosure statement Henry Zakumumpa is supported by the Consortium for Advanced Research Training in Africa (CARTA) under the auspices of a post-doctoral research grant with funds provided by the Carnegie Corporation of…

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News and Press Release
Source:
The Conversation
Posted:
04 Aug 2021

Ethiopia

Africa can prevent Ethiopia from going down Rwanda’s path: here’s how

Author Edward Kissi Associate Professor, School of Interdisciplinary Global Studies, University of South Florida Disclosure statement Edward Kissi does not work for, consult, own shares in or receive funding from any company or organisation that would benefit from…

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News and Press Release
Source:
The Conversation
Posted:
03 Aug 2021

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