Mark Tebboth, at the University of East Anglia, looks at how 'developmentspeak' can hamper communication in communities not used to international development jargon.
In July 2017, ASSAR sponsored a group of project affiliates to travel to the University of Cape Town to attend CSAGs Winter School to learn about the use of climate information for adaptation and policy development. This is what the students learnt.
Soundarya, a postdoc in ASSAR based at IIHS, reflects on her experience with 'practice' that began with a TSP workshop in India.
ASSAR project coordinator Lucia Scodanibbio reflects on the recent 2017 annual meeting held in Ghana and the challenges that lie ahead.
Duncan Green reflects on a recent meeting in Cape Town with ASSAR project team members and their Research into Use.
This Seasonal Forecast Game takes participants through complex ideas in a way that is easy to absorb.
Using experiential learning can be a fun and productive way to absorb complex ideas. In this game participants assume roles to understand how the impacts of climate change can affect different parts of society.
Julia Davis, new to the ASSAR project, travels to Namibia for its second TSP workshop and recounts the experiences and lessons she learnt.
In their recent review article, Chandni Singh and her collaborators explored if, and how, farmers in the semi-arid regions of Africa and India use content provided by climate information services to guide their farming decisions.
This report documents the outcomes of our first workshop that was held in February 2017, and detail the scenarios refined during our writeshop in April 2017.
Renie Thomas, ASSAR researcher from Watershed Organisation Trust (WOTR), published a paper in the Egyptian Journal of Remote Sensing and Space Science.