This course explores why climate change adaptation is important in the African context. Africa is considered one to be one of the most vulnerable regions to climate change. Historically, climate-related hazards such as drought, flooding, pest and disease outbreaks, coastal storms and heat waves have had devastating impacts on people and the environment in which they live. Often the damage knocks back progress that has been made in social and economic development, slowing down the achievement of development goals. Climate models suggest that many of these climatic hazards will intensify as the global climate warms. Building resilience to climate risks, through adaptation, is critically important for future development in Africa.
Climate Adaptation in AfricaUniversity of Cape Town
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This is an excellent course. I learnt so much that I can start to apply in my current work environment. Thank you.
Extremely good and insightful content on an equally pressing issue providing countless examples and progress markers to ensure your understanding.
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I have learned so much from this course, even though there were things that I didn't fully grasp. This has set a great start for future adaptation related courses for me.
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