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How does playing games trigger people to think long term and invest in the future?

Posted by: ldoumenjou October 31, 2016 1:40pm

Dear ACCRA group members, In August 2016, the ACCRA programme in partnership with the Red Cross Climate Centre tested an interactive game at ODI office in London, with DRR and climate resilience technical experts from ACCRA alliance members, University of Reading and government staff from the UK. By organising this session, ACCRA seeked to influence resilience thinking in UK-based organisations, by raising awareness on one of the programme’s innovative learning, influencing and capacity enhancement tool...

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How does systemic and transformative change come about? reflections from ACCRA

Posted by: ldoumenjou October 24, 2016 8:31am

Hi everyone, Are you interested in learning more about approaches that can have a long term impact in the lives of men and women affected by climate change and disasters? With the words "transformative" and "systemic change" resonating more and more in the development sector in the past years, we thought it was time for ACCRA to spell out our approach to making transformative change happen in Uganda, Ethiopia and Mozambique...

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Welcome to the new ACCRA site!

Posted by: ldoumenjou October 4, 2016 6:33am

Dear ACCRA group members Some of you might remember previous communications from me about the upcoming closure of the Eldis communities platform, and the consequent migration of the ACCRA website to a new platform. Well, this has now been completed, and we'd like to welcome you to the new ACCRA site!..

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Do local CSOs have a stake in local development planning? Lessons from Mozambique

Posted by: ldoumenjou May 31, 2016 9:56am

ACCRA, in partnership with the government of Mozambique and national civil society organizations (CSOs), is currently rolling out the Local Adaptation planning methodology to tackle climate change from a bottom-up perspective. The Local Adaptation Plans are a first in the history of the country which has recurrently been impacted by deadly floods and droughts...

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Is Mozambique on the right path to enhance urban resilience? Echoes from the 10th Community Based Adaptation Conference

Posted by: ldoumenjou May 19, 2016 6:45am

Luis Artur is a researcher and lecturer at the Mozambican University Eduardo Mondlane, which is part of the ACCRA Consortium. Just returned from the 10th CBA conference, he explains how Mozambique can be at the forefront of urban resilience...

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Last application call: Kenya Climate Innovation Prize

Posted by: ldoumenjou January 25, 2016 8:18am

Dear ACCRA group members, Do you work in Kenya? Are you/do you know of any organisations involved in disseminating climate and weather information?..

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