Strategic knowledge & innovation advice for water & climate in Africa

African countries are expected to be affected most by climate change. In order to identify what knowledge base is required in the long term for improved climate adaptation in Africa, AfriAlliance applied a mix of top-down and bottom-up approaches. Based on an analysis of existing long-term research and innovation initiatives, expert interviews and a Call for Ideas, this policy brief provides strategic advice and distills six (6) Key Messages for African policy makers.