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Friday, January 18, 2013

Africa Adaptation Knowledge Network

The Africa Adaptation Knowledge Network (AAKNet) has launched a new information portal. The Africa Adaptation Knowledge Network (AAKNet) aims to support climate change adaptation in Africa by providing the following services:

  • Aggregating knowledge in addressing pertinent climatic risks, shared across region and across countries in addressing short, medium and long term adaptation needs.
  • Harnessing knowledge for strategic planning processes including knowledge generated as pilots and also knowledge managed by other platforms.
  •  Providing tailored support in knowledge needs structured and packaged in a useable format to serve strategic planning processes.
  • Harnessing knowledge platforms in powering strategic planning of regional frameworks like AMCEN. Building an alliance and coordination of knowledge platforms in the continent with the common purpose of supporting climate change response. 


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