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.
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Teresa Perez examines how Transformative Scenario Planning can challenge existing practises and at some unintended consequences of this process.
The TSP process was found to be a very useful tool for the Omusati Region as it brought together people who wouldn't often be in the same place. Read about the process here.
Julia Davies looks at some questions that were addressed during the TSP process in Botswana related to land-use challenges in Bobirwa and the surrounding regions.
This ‘strategy ready’ Background Paper was developed to build on and extend the outline of the existing draft Drought Management Strategy (DMS). Read it here.
Decentralisation is a complex process. ASSAR's research from Namibia illustrates the pitfalls of pursuing decentralisation and participatory governance without investing adequately in strengthening the capacity of local actors.
During the month of June, the ASSAR research team celebrated the publication of five new journal articles based on their findings in Southern Africa, West Africa, East Africa and India. Find them all here.
ASSAR and Kati-FM have launched a special climate change radio show which airs every Monday until September 24, 2018. Ndamonako Anna Iita reports back on the first edition.
Second episode of Namibia climate change radio series looks at how religious and traditional beliefs are stopping farmers from adopting Climate Smart Agriculture practices in northern Namibia. By Ndamonako Anna Iita.
Researchers from the University of Botswana, together with the District Officer of Development in Botswana's Mahalapye sub-district, recently held a half-day workshop to do a stakeholder mapping exercise and identify the hazards and issues affecting the people of the Mahalapye sub-district. Chandapiwa Molefe and Mmakwena Moesi report about the workshop in the latest information brief.
People in semi-arid areas have become highly dependent on ecosystem services for their livelihoods and wellbeing, particularly in response to changing climates.