The WIMEA-ICT project hereby invites applicants for Masters in areas of Computing, Electrical Engineering and Meteorology.
Please find attached, a flier with more details about the same or visit
http://cis.mak.ac.ug/wimea/index.php/scholarships for more information.
Females are particularly encouraged to apply and the deadline for submission is 30th June 2016.
Kindly share this information widely in order to reach out to as many candidates as possible.
Date: Thursday 30 June 2016, 9:00-12:30
Event: High-level meeting at FAO in Rome
The El Niño climate event is having a devastating impact on agriculture in Central America’s Dry Corridor where one of the worst droughts in decades has left 3.5 million people food insecure. In the most affected countries of El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras some 2.8 million people are dependent on food aid.
Civil Society Experts React to Paris Agreement Signing Ceremony
FAO Director-General stresses need for collaboration beyond traditional silos
22 March 2016, Rome -- The international community needs to find new and innovative ways of working together if it is to meet the goals laid out in the UN's new Sustainable Development Agenda -- and eradicate hunger and poverty, in particular -- FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva said at the Forum for the Future of Agriculture in Brussels today.
Kigali-Rwanda: Seasonal Forecast: MAM-2016
Conference of the Parties
Paris, 30 November to 11 December 2015
Agenda item 4(b)
Durban Platform for Enhanced Action (decision 1/CP.17)
Adoption of a protocol, another legal instrument, or an agreed outcome with legal force under the Convention applicable to all Parties
ADOPTION OF THE PARIS AGREEMENT
Proposal by the President
Draft decision -/CP.21
The Conference of the Parties,
Report: Majority of National Climate Plans Address Agriculture, But Most Lack Funds for Footing the Annual USD 5 Billion Bill To Make Farming Climate-Resilient and Reduce Emissions from Food Production
First-ever analysis of agriculture in national climate plans calls on negotiators to ramp up investments in the sector; plans from world’s largest agriculture emitters—U.S., India and China—vague on details
By John Myers
Forum News Service
DULUTH, Minnesota. -- Research by a University of Minnesota Duluth professor that separates Earth's natural climate variability from outside factors points in particular to greenhouse gas-induced climate change as the likely cause of the warming planet.
The study found that natural climate variability probably has helped keep things cooler in recent years than they otherwise would have been due to the outside factors.
Will Climate Change Lead to Conflict or Cooperation?
By Joel Jaeger
In conflict-prone regions such as Darfur, violence is sometimes blamed on climate change.
UNITED NATIONS, Aug 4 2014 (IPS) - The headline of every article about the relationship between climate change and conflict should be “It’s complicated,” according to Clionadh Raleigh.
Director of the Armed Conflict Location and Event Data Project, Raleigh thinks that researchers and the media have put too simplistic a spin on the link between climate change and violence.
June, July & August Forecast in Lusoga language for Near Eastern Uganda
ENTEBEREZA Y’OBWIRE OKUVA OMWEZI GWOMUKAAGA OKUTUUKA GWOMUNANA 2013.
Okutwaliiza aghalala; entebereza eti bwenaaba mu Uganda:
Okuva omwezi gwomukaaga okutuuka ogwomunaana okutwaliza aghalala tikiseera kyamaadi kutoonha okusinga mubitundu eb’yobugwandhuuba, ebitundu ebiri ghagati gha Uganda, ebitundu eb’yenhanda Lake Victoria n’ebitundu eby’omubuvandhuba. Aye, kino kiseera k’yamaadhi kutoonha mumambuka ga Uganda.
The Full Obama Climate Action More...http://www.whitehouse.gov/sites/default/files/image/president27sclimateactionplan.pdf
Climate talks open as NGOS urge nations to make every moment count between now and 2015
Bonn, Germany - June 3, 2013: Climate Action Network (CAN) urged countries to continue to make progress outlining the elements of a comprehensive, global agreement that puts us on the path to fair, sustainable development at the UN climate negotiations opening in Bonn, Germany, today.
East and Southern Africa Climate Change Media Network Born.
COMESA Weekly Newsletter Issue 134
Over 40 journalists from 23 countries in the Eastern and Southern Africa have established the first ever Eastern and Southern Africa Climate Change
Media Network, which will act as a forum for the exchange of views
on the implications of climate change on people’s lives and also act as a channel to convey climate information to the public.