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Climate Change

Adaptation: The adjustment in natural or human systems in response to actual or expected climatic stimuli or their effects, which moderates harm or exploits beneficial opportunities.

AfDB Climate Change Committee shares outcomes of COP20

22 Jan 2015, AfDB

Alex Rugamba, CCCC Chair and Director of the Bank’s Department of Energy, Environment and Climate Change noted that while adaptation to climate change is estimated to cost Africa between US $20 billion and $30 billion per year, major multilateral development banks jointly reported combined adaptation finance amounting to only US $2.7 billion for Sub-Saharan Africa...


Extracts of progress reports by progress indicator on the implementation of the Hyogo Framework for Action
  • Indicator 4.1 [PDF, 104Kb]Disaster risk reduction is an integral objective of environment related policies and plans, including for land use natural resource management and adaptation to climate change

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