Climate Change a Development Challenge for Africa

http://digitalmedia.worldbank.org/SSP/africa/climatechange/

This video from the World Bank shows a general explanation of what is climate change and how it has affected Africa. It also mentions the challenges for food production, infrastructure, health. It explains how it is not only an environmental but also a development challenge.

The World Bank has been working with African countries in order to take action for climate change impacts.

The cost of Africa to adapt and mitigate to climate change were estimated in around $18billion USD.

 

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Agriculture
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Capacity Building
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adaptation to climate change
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