Report on methodology workshop for the review of research and policy related to climate change adaptation in Africa

This brief provides a summary of the proceedings of the Regional Methodology Workshop held in Nairobi, Kenya from January 30 to 31, 2013. The objective of the workshop was to bring together all the consultants, the project coordination team and the regional representatives to develop a common methodology for undertaking the review as well as to agree on a realistic roadmap and time frame for this review.

The workshop focused on producing four main outputs:

  • Harmonized methodology for undertaking the review as per the terms of reference of the consultants;
  • Agreed table of contents for the review papers;
  • Agreed time frame and schedule for submitting reports; and
  • Links established between consultants and the focal point persons in the respective regions.

The workshop was attended by a total of 19 participants, comprising of 9 consultants, the project coordination team (CORAF staff and focal points from regional coordination organizations: Enda energy – west Africa, ASARECA – East Africa; FANRPAN – Southern Africa and staff COMIFAC – Central Africa) together with two IDRC Programme Officers (see list of participants – Annex 4).

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