Dakar women grow herb business from floodwater
In Pikine, a suburb of Senegal's capital Dakar, the "Live with Water" project captures floodwater in large sandy basins, around which cash crop gardens of mint and basil provide an income for local residents
Cooperation on met services helps combat weather hazards in Ethiopia
The national meteorological agencies of Ethiopia and the UK work together to provide farmers with climate information and advisories
Flooding in Bentiu UN camp in South Sudan
Flooding in Bentiu UN camp, Unity State, South Sudan, Oct 2014.
Tanzania's latest TV celebrities are female farmers
While sex, fights and confessionals draw viewers to most reality television shows, it's the revolutionary portrayal of women as "heroes" that makes one in two Tanzanians watch a homegrown series
Living with water in urban Senegal
In Dakar, the capital of Senegal, rain flood waters have been worsening, destroying property, spreading disease and damaging local economy. A new flood water capture programme is changing all of that. There are plans to expand the program, but in the meantime, there are some problems. The local community leader explains.
El Nino: Communities in Kenya get weather info, but not more
County governments in Kenya recently announced their readiness to cope with the predicted impact of El Nino, but are communities really ready?
Syokimau Floods 2015
Floods in Syokimau, Kenya, Fall 2015
Kenyan farmers use El Nino to their advantage to enhance food security
Some communities in Kenya are capitalising on heavy rains brought by El Nino by capturing flood waters into irrigation systems
Assessments in Myanmar produce canoes, knowledge & BRACED handbook
The BRACED Myanmar Alliance has been carrying out community assessments that illuminate weather hazard solutions - and that have resulted in a new resilience handbook