The ACDI is a university-wide initiative at the University of Cape Town which supports collaborative research and training in climate change and development.



Monday, 24 January 2022
ACDI welcomes visiting researcher Dr Olayinka Ajala

The African Climate and Development Initiative is pleased to welcome Dr Olayinka Ajala, a visiting researcher at ACDI for 2022. Dr Ajala aims to undertake collaborative research relating to the links between climate change, internal displacement, and conflict in Africa.

Publication Date:
Fri, 14 Jan 2022 - 14:45
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ACDI’s Romaric Odoulami hosts research symposium on Solar Radiation Management

Dr Romaric Odoulami, a researcher at the African Climate and Development Initiative, recently hosted the DAAD ClimapAfrica Research Symposium on Solar Radiation Management highlighting solar climate engineering research in Africa.

Publication Date:
Thu, 13 Jan 2022 - 15:30
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ACDI’s Nicholas Simpson joins UNESCO meeting on climate change

UCT reports on ACDI associate Nick Simpson's participation in the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation’s (UNESCO) inaugural meeting on culture, heritage and climate change earlier in December.

Publication Date:
Wed, 15 Dec 2021 - 09:30
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Climate finance for a transition away from coal

ACDI affiliate, Emily Tyler discusses the the implications of the financing partnership between South Africa and a consortium of countries including France, Germany, the UK, the US and the EU which was highlighted in the opening days of COP26.

Publication Date:
Thu, 02 Dec 2021 - 11:00