Climate change is already happening and represents one of the greatest environmental, social, economic and political threats facing Africa.
Changing weather patterns in Tanzania have caused a rising wave of migration from rural to urban areas, with thousands of youths flocking into Dar es Salaam, the largest city, in search of work.
The world is suddenly paying attention to the oft-ignored North African country of Mali, as it is racked by its most recent in a long string of crises: a coup d’etat.
Linking top-down to bottom-up approaches in South Asia and West Africa
Resources, risk and resilience: scarcity and climate change in Ethiopia. New York: Center on International Cooperation.
"Ground Truthing" Vulnerability and Adaptation in Africa. Austin: Robert S. Strauss Center for International Security and Law.
Links Between Climate Change, Conflict and Governance in Africa. ISS Paper 234. Institute for Security Studies.
Pockets of food insecurity are plaguing areas in Southern Africa where floods or prolonged mid-season dry spells have reduced harvests.
The Brewing Storm? Climate Change, Rainfall, and Social Conflict in Africa. Policy Brief February 2011. Austin, TX: Strauss Center CCAPS.
Climate Change and Conflict: Conflict-Sensitive Climate Change Adaptation in Africa. Policy & Practice Brief Issue No.014. Durban: The African Centre for the Constructive Resolution of Disputes (ACCORD).
Locating Climate Insecurity: Where Are the Most Vulnerable Places in Africa? Austin, Texas: The Robert S. Strauss Center.