This study traces the emergence of climate services as a core element of resilience programming and explores how development NGOs are contributing to the climate services system in Burkina Faso.

This paper shares key lessons on the use of weather forecasting, learned from the 2016–2017 drought across the Horn of Africa that contributed to failed harvests, extensive livestock deaths and food insecurity.

This factsheet, from the Raising Risk Awareness initiative, examines the impact of the 2015-16 drought on Ethiopia’s drought management systems. Ethiopia has two major rainy seasons. The belg season runs from February to May and provides rainfall for agriculture in the centre of Ethiopia, as well as pasture for livestock.