Denise Groves

February seminar: The role of information in climate change adaptation in rural Africa

We were excited to welcome Dr Chris Paterson (Media and Communications, University of Leeds) and Dr Lata Narayanaswamy (POLIS, University of Leeds) to lead our February seminar, hosted jointly with fellow GCRF programme  AFRICAP  and the Leeds University Centre for African Studies (LUCAS). Focusing on work funded by the university’s quality-related Global Challenges Research Fund allocation, Drs Paterson … Continue Reading

Desert Locust Swarms – East Africa

East Africa is currently experiencing its worst outbreak of locusts in decades, with large swarms spreading south across 14 Kenyan counties. A multi-institutional technical team, comprising of members from more than 18 Kenyan and international agencies, has recently been formed to discuss management of the current locust situation in Kenya. David Koros, from the Kenya … Continue Reading