This brief provides decision-makers with practical information on how to use a co-production approach to achieve better informed development of climate services with relevance for African decision-makers. Co-production is gaining popularity in weather and climate services. It helps to ensure that different knowledge sources are brought together to create new and combined knowledge that is better able to support decision-making. Six building blocks for co-production outline the different stages at which co-production can be used. These are: identify key actors and build partnerships, build common ground, co-explore need, co-develop solutions, co-deliver solutions and evaluate.