News and events related to ASSAR

ASSAR influences Botswana's national Drought Management Strategy
Friday, December 15, 2017 - 14:30

Last year another nasty drought hit Botswana; so nasty that the President declared a national state of emergency. But of course, this wasn't a first, and sadly it won't be a last.

ASSAR–R2A Climate Month: Time’s Up
Tuesday, December 5, 2017 - 12:15

 Georgina Cundill Kempfrom the IRDC looks at how we need to do things differently in order to marry seemingly different issues into one solution. 

How the world needs to change as regions get drier
Wednesday, November 29, 2017 - 09:30

Water is increasingly becoming scarce as the climate changes. Dian Spear looks at four changes that cities can make to adapt to water scarcity.

And after the UNFCCC Bonn climate talks: An appetite for disruption
Tuesday, November 28, 2017 - 13:15

Daniel Morchain invites you to listen to what he learned in Bonn at the UNFCCC COP in November 2017.

‘Climate Month’ Research Uptake Roundtable: Experiences from the researcher–practitioner partnership
Tuesday, November 21, 2017 - 14:15

Join us this month on Thursday, 30 November at 14.00 GMT for the latest in the Research Uptake Roundtable series, ‘Research to practice: experiences from researcher-practitioner partnership’.

Meaningful Discussions at the TSP Table
Monday, November 20, 2017 - 12:45

Mary Thompson-Hall looks at how preparing for a dinner party is similar to that of planning a multi-stakeholder engagement process on agriculture, food security, and climate change adaptation.

High and Dry
Thursday, November 16, 2017 - 12:15

In this photo essay Bidisha Sinha describes a survey that has been conducted in the Ahmednagar district of Maharashtra to assess the impact of climate change on people's wellbeing and happiness.

‘Climate Month’ Research Uptake Roundtable: Experiences from the researcher- practitioner partnership
Tuesday, November 14, 2017 - 12:00

Join us this month on Thursday, 30 November at 14.00 GMT for the latest in the Research Uptake Roundtable series.

Impacts World 2017: Deliberation on a shared global challenge
Friday, November 10, 2017 - 13:30

ASSAR researcher Arjun Srinivas, from the Indian Institute for Human Settlements, reports back on the recent Impacts World 2017 conference which he attended in Potsdam, Germany.

Mali stakeholder workshop encourages greater synergy between researchers and policy makers for effective adaptation
Friday, November 10, 2017 - 11:45

A workshop organised by the ICRISAT, one of ASSAR's partners in West Africa, has sought to foster greater synergy between research and policy on climate change adaptation and food security in Mali.

Webinar: Building resilience to climate disaster risk: innovation and best practices
Tuesday, November 7, 2017 - 14:00

Recently WOTR's award applications on Best Climate Practices 2018: "Water Stewardship for Water and Food Security in Semi-arid Regions"  has been nominated for a special mention.

A month focusing on communicating climate change research
Thursday, November 2, 2017 - 15:30

ASSAR will be partnering with Research to Action (R2A) as part of a month-long series around the theme communicating climate change research.