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October 2017

Symposium on Climate Change and Droughts Resilience in Africa, Nairobi, Kenya

October 16 - October 18
Strathmore University, Kenya, Nairobi, Kenya + Google Map

Drought ranks quite highly in terms of weather-related economic impacts, with annual losses nearing US$ 90 billion per year.  Apart from their direct economic impacts, droughts can threaten drinking water supplies and ecosystems, damage agriculture in a significant way, and contribute to increased food prices. In addition, crop failures, which are occurring more frequently as a result of extended droughts, pose a direct threat to the livelihood of millions of people across Africa. With the intensification of climate change, dry…

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