Tracy Kajumba (Irish Aid), Simon Anderson (IIED) and Sam Barrett (IIED) were in Addis Ababa (22nd-25th Jan.) to train Irish Aid's key partners in transfering their experiences into climate policy influence. The exercise is on-going until May 2018.
As part of identifying entry points for integrating climate climate change into development programming, screening was done per sector to understand climate risks to programming effectiveness, ways to address integration and evidence generation for the next strategy development.
with support from IIED, capacity building is on going to strenghten integration of climate change into development programmes in Irish Aid Ethiopia, as part of the climate change & development learning platfrom outputs and in preparation for the mission strategy review in the near future
WMO, national Met. Agency and Irish Aid visit beneficiary small scale farmers who are using weather information and advisories to plan for cropping times. The project has increased productivity and enhances use of better farming methods.