Africa-Adapt.net

View site

Project Brief

Africa-Adapt.net is a web-based knowledge sharing system that enables rural communities to share experience and best practices related to climate change adaptation. This system was built for low-bandwidth users.


Project date

Aug Sep Oct
2008 2009 2010

Partner

Funding agency


Description

Climate change is having a major impact on rural communities in Africa. Africa Adapt was developed for a network of people who work on the impacts of climate change in Africa in order to help them share knowledge, successes, and lessons learned.

Objectives

There were several objectives for this website. Technologically, it had provide a user-generated content interface while running on low-bandwidth 56k modems and computers with processing power dating back to the mid-90s. In terms of its user interface, it had to be navigable enough to attract a large user base.

Outcomes

Since its launch, Africa-Adapt has attracted over 25,000 users and is one of the largest climate change adaptation portals in the world.



Close

How to get in touch with us


Give us a call

646-727-4600

Send us an email

speakup@habitatseven.com