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World Bank Institute (WBG)
This report examines the implications of climate change for Africa’s road connectivity, and practical steps that can be taken now to minimize the associated risks. The goal of this study is first to quantify the cost of climate change to the African roads sector, and second to assist decision makers in identifying the most cost-effective adaptation approach. This study provides a basis for making recommendations to regional or sub-regional organizations, road sector ministries and agencies at the country level, along with ministries of finances and planning; and international development partners.
A key finding is that, in the period from the present to 2050, climate change could cause:
The main conclusions of the report are:
This book is the second volume in the Enhancing the Climate Resilience of Africa Infrastructure series.