This September, the Strauss Center's Climate Change and African Political Stability (CCAPS) programme has presented its new dashboard that analyses the vulnerability of
Zacharia Masesa moved to the city to change his life. Ten years ago, he arrived in Dar es Salaam from Mtwara, a town in the southeast of Tanzania, and soon found a job as salesman in a shop in the bustling Kariakoo business district.
Die immer wieder vorgebrachte Behauptung, zwischen Klimawandel und dem Auftreten von Konflikten bestünde ein kausaler Zusammenhang, wurde in zahlreichen Studien widerlegt. Alarmismus ist hier also fehl am Platz.
Strengthening the capacity of the Central African Republic to adapt to climate change could help build peace in the landlocked country, which has been hampered by political instability and civil conflict since it achieved independence from France in 1960, research suggests.
Future demand for water by farming, including livestock production, will be influenced by strategies for food security, and increasing food supply in Africa is closely linked to the utilization of and access to water.
Climate change is a real and pressing issue affecting the Sahel and Maghreb regions of North and West Africa today. Weather pattern changes are causing desertification and prolonged drought in these regions.
Building resilience to disasters and climate change will not only protect the fruits of development in Africa, but is also necessary to further propel inclusive growth in the continent, global leaders meeting in Japan agreed on Sunday.
The planes from Johannesburg to Mozambique's airports of Maputo, Tete and Pemba are full of business people these days.
Lake Victoria, located in the East African Plateau between Tanzania, Uganda and Kenya, is the site of one of the largest freshwater fisheries in the world. In Uganda, fisheries represent a vast source of income for the rural communities living on its shores and beyond.
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