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 ...
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 ...
Changements climatiques et développment des infrastructures : document de travail no 8
Après des décennies d’investissements insuffisants, le mauvais état des infrastructures en Afrique est un frein majeur au développement du continent. Une infrastructure en bon état contribuerait nettement à la réalisation ...
Climate change and infrastructure development
Weak infrastructure is a critical bottleneck in Africa’s development after decades of under-investment. Sound infrastructure would contribute significantly to achievement of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). Changes ...
Mission to Nairobi (Kenya) to participate in the International Conference on Global Warming and climate change: African perspective
The purpose of the mission to Nairobi (Kenya) was to participate in the International Conference on Global Warming and climatic change: African perspective.
Pertes et dommages en Afrique
Comparée à la plupart des autres régions du monde, il est probable que l’Afrique sera confrontée aux conséquences les plus graves du changement climatique induit par l’homme, en raison d’effets particulièrement graves ...
Africa on the rise: can the opportunities from climate change spring the continent to transformative development? : concept note
Climate change represents a fundamental challenge to the sustainability of Africa‘s growth momentum. It is imperative therefore that African countries invest in mechanisms that would mainstream climate change into their ...
Report on climate change and development in Africa
This report is presented to the 2010 Joint Annual Meetings of the AU Conference of Ministers of Economy and Finance and the ECA Conference of Ministers of Finance, Planning and Development. It provides an update on progress ...
Financing climate change adaptation and mitigation in Africa : key issues and options for policy-makers and negotiators
This paper was commissioned by the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa and the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development- Africa Partnership Forum, at the request of the Secretariat of the African ...