Issues in Climate Change

Reducing Africa’s Vulnerability to Climate Change

The sixth African Economic Conference went into its second day on Wednesday in Addis Ababa, where delegates are focusing on thematic environmental and climate issues affecting African countries.

Two French academics - Patrick Guillaumont, and Catherine Simone – disclosed that they had produced a new indicator of physical vulnerability to climate change, which determined the extent to which countries are vulnerable to climate change. Read more

   Discussant: Athanasius Coker, Chief Program Coordinator, African development Bank

    Discussant: Zuzana Brixiova, Economic Advisor, UNDP Country Office,   Swaziland

    Discussant: Youba Sokona, Coordinator, African Climate Policy Centre,   UNECA