INDORE: A customs and central excise department assistant commissioner from Indore will be battling sub-zero temperature in the coming days to learn leadership skills on spreading awareness about c

Harare — The United Kingdom (UK) has granted Zimbabwe £21,5 million (R453.6 million) to increase capacities of vulnerable rural communities in the drought-prone Southern African country.

This report presents the findings of the impact evaluation of the project 'African Climate Change and Resilience Alliance (ACCRA) in Ethiopia (phase 2)', which ran from 1 November 2011 to 31 December 2016 as part of the Oxfam GB's global CHASE Programme Partnership Arrangement (PPA4) portfolio.

The study of frequency analysis is important to find the most suitable model that could anticipate extreme events of certain natural phenomena e.g., rainfall, floods, etc. The goal of this study is to determine the best-fit probability distributions in the case of maximum monthly rainfall using 30 years of data (1984–2013) from 35 locations in Bangladesh by using different statistical analysis and distribution types.

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NEW DELHI: Flagging poor returns to farmers due to low minimum support price (MSP) and inadequate market interventions, farm activists on Tuesday demanded setting up a permanent statutory commissio

South Africa’s government has no immediate plans to allocate funds for drought alleviation in the water deprived Western Cape Province, Water & Sanitation Minister Nomvula Mokonyane told report

Penny Mordaunt, the secretary of state for international development, said Kenya had ‘taken responsibility’ by investing in its own people.

There is a growing consensus that insurance, risk transfer, and sharing mechanisms have an important and growing role to play, particularly in offsetting the economic impacts associated with extreme events.

Maputo — The Mozambican government on Tuesday approved a contingency plan for dealing with possible natural disasters during the 2017-2018 rainy season, budgeted at a billion meticais (about 17 mil

At least 5, 201 households have been affected by disasters in 19 districts across the country since the onset of rains in October this year (2017).

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