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Facing similar risks, Africa and Asia coordinate climate research

Saleem Shaikh Scientists from Africa and Asia will collaborate on research into climate risks in order to share knowledge between regions and help vulnerable communities adapt. Speaking at the launch of the Collaborative Adaptation Research Initiative in Africa and Asia (CARIAA) in Kathmandu on April 30, leaders of the organisations involved in the new programme said that demographic trends and climate measurements in similar environments across both regions indicate that a large number of people and their livelihoods are at risk from the effects of climate change. The experts hope that the initiative will contribute to innovative adaptation and mitigation programmes that they say are urgently needed to address the effects of r...

June 12, 2014 at 2:35 am | News Desk