The world may still argue about whether or not climate change is for real. But in vast expanses of arid southern Africa, the daily struggle to cope with a changed climate is well under way. may still argue about whether or not climate change is for real.
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In November 2015 heavy rain swept across eastern Botswana, with floods causing the death of two people and major damages to the town of Bobonong.
People in semi-arid areas have become highly dependent on ecosystem services for their livelihoods and wellbeing, particularly in response to changing climates.
Dian Spear discusses the importance of considering cultural beliefs when doing climate adaptation work.
The University of Botswana ASSAR Research Team together with colleagues from the University of Cape Town and University of Namibia, held a stakeholder engagement event in Gaborone in May 2015.
In January, 2015, ASSAR’s Southern African team travelled to the Bobirwa sub-district of Botswana to host several stakeholder engagement events
In November 2015, ASSAR’s researchers from the University of Botswana, University of Cape Town, University of Namibia and Oxfam conducted a two-day Vulnerability Risk Assessment (VRA) in order to bring stakeholder groups closer to ASSAR’s work.