Are you passionate about climate justice and eager to become an advocate, activist, or changemaker in the field? The Climate Justice Incubator at ICE Institute is your opportunity to make a significant impact and join a vibrant green community. About the Program The Climate Justice Incubator is a 6-week intensive training program designed to equip […]

Somalia, grappling with a climate change crisis, faces a critical emergency in its environmental and socio-economic landscape. As a country highly vulnerable to the impacts of climate variability, it is increasingly experiencing severe and frequent droughts and floods, exacerbating its fragile state. These climatic challenges pose a significant threat not only to the

The urgency of addressing the global catastrophe of climate change is growing as its severe effects become more obvious. The statement “Climate Change is Everyone’s Business” highlights the fact that every single person, group, and institution has a vital responsibility to play in reducing the consequences of climate change. It draws attention to the

Mangroves in Somalia play a vital role in reducing shoreline erosion, and habitats for fish and birds are critical for conserving biological diversity. Somalia has the longest coastline of mainland African countries, approximately 3500 km, with mangrove forests found in some areas along the coast, in the northern and southwestern coastal lines, including the southern

On 6th November 2023, at a very colourful launching ceremony hosted by SIMAD University, The Institute of Climate and Environment (ICE Institute) was unveiled with the presence of senior officials from the office of the President of Somalia, Ministry of Environment and Climate Change, Ministry of Planning, investment and economic development and development organizati

From 23rd – 24th October 2023, the Institute of Environment and Climate Change (ICE) at SIMAD University partnered with Save the Children Somalia to host a crucial two-day Climate Change Symposium for Youth and Children in Mogadishu. The event aimed to address climate change while protecting the rights of Somalia’s youth and children. This symposium [&hell

Food security is a key issue in Somalia, where a combination of factors such as erratic rainfall, conflict, high commodity prices and limited access to healthcare have led to severe food crises and malnutrition. The country’s vulnerability to climate change further exacerbates these challenges, affecting agricultural productivity, water availability and the freq