This book provides ideas and methodologies for fostering and developing partnerships for climate compatible development that truly acknowledge the concerns and needs of local communities, especially those communities that host the urban poor and the most vulnerable to climate change impacts.

Extreme weather events are a significant cause of loss of life and livelihoods, particularly in vulnerable countries and communities in Africa. Such events or their probability

Since entry into force of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) in 1994, negotiations on controlling future greenhouse gas emissions have turned into one of the largest development issues of our time.