Interview: Creating Employment through Climate Adaptation

Interview: Creating Employment through Climate Adaptation

Interview with Fazal Issa (ForumCC) | Broadcasted by Deutsche Welle Swahili Program | April 2017

In this radio interview, Fazal Issa, ForumCC’s Programme Officer, tells Deutsch Welle’ (DW) Swahili service how it is planning to encourage agricultural and solid waste management practices that are not only climate-friendly, but will likewise enable them make an income in the process. Read more …

Paper: Paris Agreement – Little to Celebrate for Poor Countries

Paper: Paris Agreement – Little to Celebrate for Poor Countries

The recently-agreed deal in Paris on Climate Change does not contain much to be celebrated for the Least Developed Countries (LDCs), according to an analysis done by the Civil Society Forum on Climate Change (Forum CC). One of the main shortfalls of the agreement, from the African point of view, is the failure by the parties to agree on putting priority on the urgent need to finance adaptation in all LDCs. Read more …

Study: Donor Dependence and underfunding hampering climate financing in Tanzania

Study: Donor Dependence and underfunding hampering climate financing in Tanzania

Climate Finance Tracking Study for Agriculture and Livestock Sector Ministries in Tanzania 2009/10 – 2013/14 | Published by Forum CC | October 2015

A recent study commissioned by the Tanzania Civil Society Forum on Climate Change (ForumCC), a Rosa Luxemburg Foundation partner, has revealed that Climate Financing in Tanzania is highly dependent on foreign funding, a detrimental trend that is coupled with lack of prioritization for highly relevant adaptation activities when it comes to allocation of funds. Read more …

Newspaper: Climate Change News 4

Newspaper: Climate Change News 4

Adaption or Mitigation? | Published by Peace Pen Communications | February 2014

The Big Question for Climate Change. The effects of Climate Change are complex requiring global, regional and national interventions and cannot be handled by a single ministry or government. The challenge of confronting the impacts of climate change is often framed in terms of two potential paths that civilization might take: adaptation and mitigation.