The purpose of this study was to undertake an empirical investigation of adaptation “good practices” and define six categories of actions that can be practically considered by governments for scaling-up in order to reduce the risks of climate change.

When the social, economic, or ecological conditions under which socio-ecological systems are expected to adapt become untenable, a system may transform into a fundamentally new system. Within agricultural systems, farmers have the option of significantly transforming their practices, or migrating elsewhere in the search for a better lifestyle (and exiting the agricultural socio-ecological system).

Tanzania is one of the largest countries in East Africa and has a rapidly growing population and economy. Economic growth has contributed significantly to poverty reduction in recent years; however, 28 percent of Tanzanians remain below the nationally determined poverty line.

The money came through the ministry of Environment, Water and Climate.

A science symposium has opened in Accra, to create a platform for advancing discussions on the contribution of climate and environmental services, to reduce the negative impacts of climate change o

SHILLONG: The report of the carbon footprint of Meghalaya has revealed that in terms of carbon emissions, Meghalaya is doing better than Bhutan which is famous for its low carbon footprint.

Agriculture is stepping up in the fight against climate change with help from the private sector.

According to Nigeria’s National Emergency Management Agency, the financial cost of the 2012 flooding amounted to 2.6 trillion naira (the equivalent of more than $ 5.8 billion) across the country.

Climate financing by the world’s six largest multilateral development banks (MDBs) rose to a seven-year high of $35.2 billion in 2017, up 28 per cent on the previous year.

South Africa's National Climate Change Bill has been gazetted and is open for public comment. The purpose of the Bill is to build an effective climate change response and ensure the long-term, just transition to a climate resilient and lower carbon economy and society, reads a statement from the department of environmental affairs.

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