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Communications Initiative Network - Water Resource Management under Changing Climate in Angola's Coastal Settlements

Friday, 6 November, 2015
The Communication Initiative Network website features a useful summary of DW’s project work on Water Resource Management under Changing Climate in Angola's Coastal Settlements. Click here to visit the page, published November 4, 2015.

O Financiamento para Recolha de Lixo deve ser Local

Friday, 18 September, 2015
A Development Workshop está envolvida na problemática de águas e saneamento em Luanda ao longo dos últimos 20 anos. Ganhamos uma certa experiência principalmente na problemática do saneamento básico nas áreas peri-urbanas da cidade para as quais fizemos alguns projectos-piloto. Elaboramos algumas soluções que podem ser aproveitadas hoje face a crise que temos agora. Há umas recomendações para a...

5th Interim Report - Water Resource Management Under Changing Climate in Angolan Coastal Cities - May 2015

Sunday, 31 May, 2015
The project team continued to use of remote sensing products that are now available in nearreal- time from Internet sources. The project team has observed that there are still some difficulties in using these remote sensing methods to correlate accurately with heavy rainfall events in coastal Angola. However during the current reporting period these methods were used by the project team in...

Adaptation to climate change in African coastal cities

Friday, 1 May, 2015
Coastal cities in Africa, which comprise some of the continent’s most important hubs of industry and commerce, are also experiencing rapid population growth. As these cities grow, problems with inadequate housing, water and sanitation infrastructure are worsening. Lack of effective planning is also increasing the vulnerability of poor urban people, which is often made worse by impacts of climate...

Climate Change and Land Markets in Angola

Tuesday, 24 March, 2015
Presentation by Development Workshop's director Allan Cain at the annual World Bank Conference on Land and Poverty held in Washington DC from March 23 to 27, 2015. The coastal cities of Angola where urban populations have been growing since the displacement provoked by the civil war are experiencing negative impacts of climate change and rising land prices. This region experiences lower rainfall...

IDRC "In Conversation With" DW's director on climate data in Angola

Thursday, 19 March, 2015
Prolonged civil war has destroyed the majority of Angola’s meteorological and hydrological monitoring systems. As part of the International Development Research Centre's (IDRC) 'In Conversation With' YouTube series, Development Workshop director Allan Cain explains how researchers are working with communities, reviewing archived materials, and using satellite imagery to assess and map flooding...

Lobito Flooding March 2015

Monday, 16 March, 2015
Information from Development Workshop's climate change research team working in Lobito as of March 14, 2015 to help local authorities map the disaster areas affected by Lobito flooding. DOWNLOAD JPEGS: Satellite imagery taken at 15h30 Angola time on March 16, 2015 via EUMSAT Projecto de Mapeamento dos Riscos de Mudanças Climáticas para Assentamentos Costeiras de Angola Projecto de Mapeamento dos...

Climate-adaptive Planning for Angola's Coastal Cities

Wednesday, 4 February, 2015
In the coastal cities of Angola, the intensity and variability of climatic events such as rainstorms and floods have more than doubled over the last 60 years. For much of that period, conflict in the interior provinces was driving people to the relative safety of coastal cities – namely Cabinda, Luanda and the twin cities of Benguela/Lobito – where most settled in marginal and environmentally...

Cuvelai Basin - Improved Resilience and Climate Governance

Thursday, 1 January, 2015
Over the last four years, the Cuvelai Basin caught the headlines due to extensive flooding. The Cuvelai is a very specific water system, unlike any other in Southern Africa. Little is still known about this system, one of the most heavily affected by climate change in the whole region. To date there is only one publication that attempted a comprehensive approach towards understanding the water...

Media Dossier Alterações Climáticas e Ambiente 2014

Wednesday, 31 December, 2014
O Extracto de notícias é um serviço do Centro de Documentação da DW (CEDOC) situado nas instalações da DW em Luanda. O Centro foi criado em Janeiro de 2001 com o objectivo de facilitar a recolha, armazenamento, acesso e disseminação de informação sobre desenvolvimento socio-economico do País. Através da monitoria dos projectos da DW, estudos, pesquisas e outras formas de recolha de informação, o...

4th Interim Report - Water Resource Management Under Changing Climate in Angolan Coastal Cities - Nov 2014

Sunday, 30 November, 2014
After 27 years of civil conflict, Angola achieved peace in 2002 and only then has the country begun to address such long-term issues as adaptation to climate variability and its socioeconomic effects. Given the short length of the period in which significant meteorological and hydrological records were collected is short: 1940 to 1975 for meteorological records and 1960 to 1975 for hydrological...

Allan Cain - Adaptação às Alterações Climáticas e Gestão de Recursos Hídricos nos Assentamentos Costeiros em Angola

Friday, 18 July, 2014
No dia 18 de Julho 2014, Allan Cain, arquitécto e director da Development Workshop, apresentou o projecto sobre "Adaptação às Alterações Climáticas e Gestão de Recursos Hídricos nos Assentamentos Costeiros em Angola". A apresentação contou com os seguintes subtemas: A mudança climática está acontecendo agora, IDRC sobre Adaptação às Alterações Climáticas estratégia de pesquisa, alterações...

Luís Costantino - Alterações Climáticas em Angola

Friday, 11 July, 2014
Na Sexta-Fexta, dia 12 de Julho, o Luís Costantino, consultor da Ministra do Ambiente, concedeu uma apresentação sobre a tema das Alterações Climáticas em Angola: Uma visão integrada para enfrentar os desafios da adaptação. O engenheiro Constantino abordou factores muito relevantes sobre a mudança climática no mundo, destacando alguns encontros técnicos e internacionais em que representa o país...

Water Governance Article for IDRC - May 2014

Sunday, 4 May, 2014
Angola experienced a massive shift of populations from the war-torn interior to the coastal settlements during the conflict years. Displaced families built their housing in unoccupied unserviced peripheral land around the existing towns. Low cost land was typically in the most environmentally vulnerable locations adjacent to coastal marshes or in river basins that have in recent years become...

Water Governance – Influencing Policy in Angola - IDRC Significant policy Pape

Sunday, 4 May, 2014
Angola experienced a massive shift of populations from the war-torn interior to the coastal settlements during the conflict years. Displaced families built their housing in unoccupied unserviced peripheral land around the existing towns. Low cost land was typically in the most environmentally vulnerable locations adjacent to coastal marshes or in river basins that have in recent years become...

3rd Interim Report - April 2014

Wednesday, 30 April, 2014
After 27 years of civil conflict, Angola achieved peace in 2002 and only then has the country begun to address such long-term issues as adaptation to climate variability and its socioeconomic effects. Given the short length of the period in which significant meteorological and hydrological records were collected is short: 1940 to 1975 for meteorological records and 1960 to 1975 for hydrological...

Angola Monthly Rainfall Mean Averages from Historic Data

Thursday, 2 January, 2014

Angola Historic Rainfal - Database

Wednesday, 1 January, 2014

Media Dossier Alterações Climáticas e Ambiente 2013

Tuesday, 31 December, 2013
O Extracto de notícias é um serviço do Centro de Documentação da DW (CEDOC) situado nas instalações da DW em Luanda. O Centro foi criado em Janeiro de 2001 com o objectivo de facilitar a recolha, armazenamento, acesso e disseminação de informação sobre desenvolvimento socio-economico do País. Através da monitoria dos projectos da DW, estudos, pesquisas e outras formas de recolha de informação, o...

Oliver Sykes - Resiliência Rural em Angola

Friday, 15 November, 2013
Oliver Sykes da Christian Aid fez uma apresentação em Luanda na sexta-feira de manhã sobre os temas dos direitos da terra e mudanças climáticas. O programa da Christian Aid em Angola evolui a parceria com ONGs e igrejas locais. Análise da Christian Aid é que, enquanto a extrema pobreza ea vulnerabilidade continuar em Angola há muito a ser adquirida a partir de uma abordagem que trabalha com...

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