AfriCAN Climate Portal

The AfriCAN Climate Portal shares climate change research and good practices to harmonise multilingual, interdisciplinary and pan-continental climate change knowledge. It encourages project developers, researchers, field practitioners, development partners, NGOs, local/national governments and farmers organisations to learn and benefit from Africa's challenges and success stories.

Subject area
Level of focus on subject areas: L - Low, M - Medium, H - High
Language and access

Google Translator: 



  • Arabic
  • English
  • French
  • Portuguese
Level of experitse needed to make best use of the platform
Ideal minimum bandwidth required to make best use of the platform
Geographic coverage
Regions and countries covered by the initiative

Global focus: 



  • Africa
Contact Details
For host or main institution

Contact Name: 

Martha Bissmann, Senior Project Manager, WIP Renewables

Contact Email: 

Partners include
Target Audience

Audience geographic focus: 

  • Regional

Audience role: 

  • Academics/Scientists
  • Civil society
  • Government decision-makers
  • Practitioners
Content Categories

Available Formats: 

  • Case studies/Project profiles
  • Experts/ personal profiles
  • News and events
  • Research findings/reports

Special content types: 

  • Blogs
  • Discussions
  • Facebook
  • Newsletter
  • Twitter
  • Video


  • Automatically aggregated
  • Editorial content
  • Research institutions
  • User-generated
Access: Medium
Level of emphasis on providing access to knowledge
Share: Medium
Emphasis on allowing sharing of knowledge by users