Archive

Tanzania hosts the Programme Steering Committee for the GFCS Adaptation Programme in Africa. The meeting aims to review progress on programme implementation and share experiences, challenges, and lessons learned that will inform the design of Phase II of the programme, which starts in 2017. The...

On 22 April 2016, Tanzania signs the Paris Agreement, which not only sets ambitious aims to curb greenhouse gas emissions, but pushes countries to develop adaptation plans that will protect human health from the worst impacts of climate change, such as droughts, heat waves, and...

A four-day training held in Morogoro is held with 33 participants, mostly health officers from around the country. The training aims to equip participants with the necessary skills and knowledge for dealing with and managing the impacts of climate variability and change on health in...

In order to build awareness and improve communication regarding the health impacts of climate, the Government of Tanzania publishes a National Climate Change and Health Communication Strategy in January 2016. In February 2017, key stakeholders meet to validate the Strategy....

The Tanzania Meteorological Agency and the WMO conducts a training workshop in Dar es Salaam on climate modeling for weather experts from Tanzania and Malawi. The training aims to develop a capacity for climate model analysis and climate change impact assessments....

The WHO develops a number of informational educational and communication materials on climate and health to be used with a number of audiences in the country. Materials developed include leaflets that address the impacts of climate change on health, water, and environment in Tanzania, and...

The Roll Back Malaria Partnership holds an executive briefing on strengthening national climate data and information for malaria decision-making in Africa. This executive briefing and national stakeholder consultation provide an overview of existing programs and research using climate science and information in operational malaria research....

The Tanzania National Consultation Workshop for Climate Services is held in Dar es Salaam. The workshop aims to identify the institutional and operational needs, gaps, and capacities for climate services in agriculture, food security, health, and disaster risk reduction sectors in Tanzania....

The GFCS Climate Services Adaptation for Africa program is launched in Tanzania and Malawi. A kick-off meeting in Dar es Salaam brings together 40 stakeholders from various sectors. The meeting identifies the main challenges to establishing a National Framework for Climate Services and establishes a...

A national stakeholder workshop is held in January 2012 to validate the final draft of the National Climate Change Strategy. The Strategy highlights human health as one of the major areas of climate change impact and includes the development of sufficient capacities within social facilities...