UNEP Adaptation gap report EN:summary
This document focuses on the Summary Africa’s Adaptation Gap Technical Report.
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 ...
Financing climate change adaptation and mitigation in Africa: key issues and options for policy-makers and negotiators : policy brief
Financial support for mitigation and adaptation in developing countries is a ‘make or break’ component of a United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) agreement in Copenhagen in December 2009. In light ...
Private sector response to climate change
There is strong evidence from the scientific community that climate change will have a disproportionately major effect on socio-economic development in Africa. The average cost of climate change to African economies could ...
Science, technology, innovation and capacity building for addressing climate change
There is general agreement that Africa’s geographical location and low adaptive capacity make it very vulnerable to the effects of climate change. The continent has a relatively warm climate, poor soils and high variability ...
Changements climatiques, croissance et réduction de la pauvretée : document de travail no 12
Tout le monde s’accorde à penser que les changements climatiques constituent une question critique pour l’Afrique et en fait le plus grand problème, avec celui de la pauvreté, qui se pose au 21e siècle. Les changements ...
Climate change and sustainable development in Africa : an overview
The purpose of this document is to provide context for a range of discussions at ADF VII, in order to drive forward response actions to climate change in Africa. It provides a basic overview of issues, opportunities and ...
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 ...
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 ...