Mission report on a framework for the implementation of national action programme in Zambia in the context of the convention to combat desertification : Lusaka, Zambia: 15-26 July 1986
The African Common Position on Environment and Development which was adopted by the African Ministers of Environment in Abidjan/ Cote d'Ivoire in 1991 called for "the formulation and signing of an international convention ...
Scientific roundtable on the climatic situation and drought in Africa: report by the executive secretary of economic commission for Africa
In preparation for the Roundtable, ECA and the co-sponsoring organizations convened an inter-agency meeting and two expert group meetings on 25 July 1983, 6 to 7 October 1933 and 13 to 16 December 1983 respectively. The ...
Land and environmental degradation and desertification in Africa : issues and options for sustainable economic development with transformation
This document focused on the land and environmental degradation and desertification in Africa; issues and options for sustainable economic development with transformation.
Climate science information and service in Africa : status,gaps and policy implications
Climate variability and change are serious challenges to sustainable development in Africa. The current famine crisis in Somalia and the surrounding region is yet another reminder of how fluctuations in the climate can ...
Governance for peace and security in a changing climate
Africa’s vulnerability arises from a combination of many factors, including extreme poverty, rising population, frequent natural disasters such as droughts and floods, and agricultural systems (crop and livestock production) ...
Climate change and health across Africa : issues and options
This working paper lays out the current state of knowledge regarding direct and indirect impacts of environmental factors on health across Africa. While there are many uncertainties in magnitudes of climate change, ...
Climate change and water resources of Africa : challenges, opportunities and impacts
The paper focuses on the current level of water use by the various sectors and the potential and opportunities for future development. Sensitivity of the water sector to current climate variability and future climate change ...
Fossil fuels in Africa in the context of a carbon constrained future
Africa has considerable reserves of fossil fuels of all kinds: oil, coal and natural gas. Much of this resource is either utilized outside of Africa or some of the resource is not developed at all for use within the ...
Filling the gap : expanding the financing for adaptation under the UNFCCC through a levy on international transport services
The impacts of global warming and climate disruption are currently being experienced in Africa, where more than 150 million people are intensely vulnerable and severely at risk. Africa is the continent that is most vulnerable ...
Transition to sustainable energy for development under climate change in Africa: some problems and prospects
Straddled by the equator, the African continent receives high average levels of insolation round the year. In very many areas there prevail high average levels of ambient temperature and rates of evaporation as well as low ...