Adapting TSP for the ASSAR context
Wednesday, April 11, 2018 - 12:45

As we head into the last furlong of ASSAR's 5 year journey it's timely to take stock of where we are with the TSP process.

What will global warming of 1.5°C and 2°C above pre-industrial levels mean for semi-arid regions?
Wednesday, April 11, 2018 - 10:30

This brief summarises key messages emerging from research from the CMIP5 multi-model archive to analyse projected temperature and rainfall changes in Africa and India at 1.5°C and 2.0°C.

Climate variability and impact in ASSAR’s East African region
Thursday, March 29, 2018 - 14:15

This new paper from ASSAR's east Africa team looks at climate-related risks and impacts and vulnerability across the semi-arid regions of East Africa, with a particular focus on Ethiopia, Kenya and Uganda.

Heat Stress – Vulnerability, health impacts, and coping strategies in rural communities in the semi-arid region of Maharashtra, India
Thursday, March 29, 2018 - 12:15

This new paper focuses on the ways that rural communities in the semi-arid region of Maharashtra, India, are vulnerable to heat stress and how they cope with its impacts.

TSP Spotlight
Thursday, March 29, 2018 - 10:00

ASSAR's latest Spotlight focuses on Transformative Scenario Planning (TSP). 

Namibia Climate Change Adaptation booklets
Tuesday, March 27, 2018 - 13:15

These two training  booklets, one in English and the other in Oshiwambo, look at the changing climate in Namibia, and guides how this can be taught.

Adaptation as innovation: Lessons from smallholder farmers in India's rainfed Karnataka
Friday, March 23, 2018 - 11:00

The Indian Institutes for Human Settlements has published 'Adaptation as Innovation - lessons from smallholder farmers in rain-fed Karnataka', which documents eight innovative farmer stories from two districts in the state of Karnataka.

Climate change adaptation through youth innovation
Friday, March 23, 2018 - 09:45

The ASSAR Ghana team recently developed and held an intra- and interschools competition, titled the Climate Adaptation through Youth Innovation (CATYI) Competition.

Tracing back to move ahead: a review of development pathways that constrain adaptation futures
Tuesday, March 20, 2018 - 14:30

This paper looks at both spatial-planning and infrastructure-enabled development trajectories and policy-driven and culturally embedded pathways in urban and rural areas of India.

Adapting to climate change in Omusati, Namibia: Where there is a will, there is way
Monday, March 19, 2018 - 13:45

On the 7th and 8th of March 2018, the Office of the Governor in the Omusati Regional Council hosted the Omusati Regional Conference under the theme: “Water, Food Security and Adaptation to Climate Change”.

Improving irrigation systems for smallholder farmers – the key for resilient agriculture in semi-arid Ghana
Friday, March 16, 2018 - 11:30

The ASSAR Ghana team recently organised a two-day workshop, with the support of a START Scenario Based Capacity Building (SBCB) grant, to strengthen irrigation management practices for dry-season farming in Upper West Region's Nandom and Lawra districts.

New CARIAA Brief: Migration in Climate Change Hotspots
Monday, March 12, 2018 - 13:45

The research in this brief draws on participatory interviews and field work conducted by ASSAR and DECCMA.