Mark New, ASSAR Principal Investigator, looks at the many opportunities, lessons and challenges within ASSAR.
Keyword results: Southern Africa
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.
This VRA report focuses on the Onesi Constituency landscape contributing to ASSAR’s work on understanding local level vulnerability and potential adaptation responses by engaging diverse stakeholders and supporting Research-into-Use processes.
Dian Spear recounts her recent time in Omusati region of Northern Namibia and the fieldwork that she conducted.
On 15 and 16 February stakeholders came together to discuss the future of water in the Omusati Region, an area in the north of Namibia that is particularly vulnerable to climate change.
The University of Botswana, together with the University of Cape Town, organised a Transformative Scenario Planning (TSP) training workshop in Botswana in June 2016.
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.
Water is increasingly becoming scarce as the climate changes. Dian Spear looks at four changes that cities can make to adapt to water scarcity.
This information brief, written by Julia Davies, a senior research assistant on the ASSAR southern Africa team, discusses what barriers are, and what can be done to enable climate adaptation in Namibia.
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”.