Entries by admin

ARUA-CD at Adaptation Futures 2023

By: Michelle Shields ARUA-CD co-hosts session at the Adaptation Futures Conference in Montreal, highlighting key themes within the climate change adaptation arena. The Adaptation Futures Conference is an international conference devoted to climate change adaptation, bringing together researchers, policymakers, practitioners, industry representatives and communicators. The conference allows participants to present their work on adaptation, discuss […]

Inclusive Climate Action: ARUA-CD Leads Pivotal Discussions at the Africa Climate Week

By: Sylvester Yiadom Agyei-Boachie and Michelle Shields ARUA–CD navigates through transforming social inequalities, inclusive and transparent climate action at Africa Climate Week, in collaboration with its partners. The discussion focused on the intersection of social inequalities, policymaking, and climate action, revealing multiple dimensions and pathways towards sustainable futures in Africa. The Africa Climate Week (ACW) […]

ARUA-CD sponsors student to participate in the maiden Africa Climate Summit and Week in Kenya

By: Sylvester Yiadom Agyei-Boachie and Michelle Shields Mr Sylvester Yiadom Agyei-Boachie, an Environmental Science PhD candidate, delves deep into climate discussions, representing ARUA CD at the inaugural Africa Climate Summit in Nairobi, Kenya. Summit’s resounding call The recently held Africa Climate Summit and Week in Nairobi reverberated with calls for global support against climate change impacts […]

TSITICA Project Hosts ARUA Climate Change and Inequalities Symposium

The African Research University Alliance (ARUA) provides a platform for collaborative research and knowledge exchange in a pan-African research network. In March the ARUA Centres of Excellence on Inequalities Research (ACEIR) and Climate and Development (ARUA-CD) hosted the ARUA Climate Change and Inequalities Symposium: Justice in Transition – Transforming Social Inequalities Through Inclusive Climate Action. […]

ARUA-CD-sponsored students report from Germany in transdisciplinary research for sustainability

ARUA-CD-sponsored PhD students have completed training on the application of transdisciplinary research in environment, biodiversity, livelihood, and climate change challenges at Schorfheide-Chorin Biosphere Reserve in Germany. TILL 2023 Between December 2022 and March 2023, ARUA-CD sponsored Sylvester Yiadom Agyei-Boachie (University of Ghana) and Purity Rima Mbaabu (University of Nairobi) to participate in the 2023 Transdisciplinary […]

ARUA-Climate and Development Holds Strategy Meeting in Nairobi

ARUA- Climate and Development (ARUA-CD) held a meeting from 28 February – 1 March 2023 in Nairobi to review its strategic plan in light of its experience in implementing the partnership since it was founded, and as a result of changes in funding for research. The meeting, which also identified collaboration areas for the next […]

ARUA-CD PhD students participate in the Transdisciplinary International Learning Laboratory

  ARUA-CD supported two PhD students to learn transdisciplinary approaches to sustainable development in the UNESCO Biosphere Reserve in Schorfheide-Chorin, Germany.  Sylvester Yiadom Agyei-Boachie from the University of Ghana and Purity Rima Mbaabu from the University of Nairobi, along with other university students from Germany, Canada, and South Africa, are participating in a Transdisciplinary International […]

ARUA-CD Researcher Attends 65th Session of the African Studies Association Conference

ARUA-CD affiliated researcher, Prof George Odera-Outa, hosted a panel based on the, “The Sustainability Transitions Debate: Requisite Reforms and Innovations for Africa” at the  65th session of the African Studies Association (ASA) Conference in the Pennsylvania, USA. Prof George Odera-Outa, an ARUA-CD affiliated researcher attended the  65th session of the African Studies Association (ASA) Conference […]

Meeting of ARUA Deputy Vice-Chancellors and Centre Directors

The African Research Universities Alliance (ARUA) Secretariat hosted a joint meeting of ARUA universities Deputy Vice-Chancellors (Research) and Centres of Excellence Directors at the University of Ghana on 20-21 September, 2022. The ARUA Climate and Development Centre of Excellence, with a hub located at the African Climate and Development Initiative (University of Cape Town), and […]


Call for Papers: ARUA Climate Change and Inequalities Symposium

Justice in Transition – Transforming Social Inequalities Through Inclusive Climate Action 7 – 8 March 2023, Cape Town The ARUA research symposium on climate change and inequality will create spaces for innovative, transdisciplinary exchange, to facilitate novel networks and collaborations between early and mid-career researchers, senior scholars and practitioners in understanding the relationships between these […]