Climate Change Adaptation

Extreme weather events are no longer the exception but have instead become the norm in West and Central Africa. The situation is urgent, and the direct consequences of climate change in West and Central Africa, including floods, droughts, and landslides, have been evident for some time. Therefore, it is inevitable to adapt to life in the changing climate of today and tomorrow. Learn more about different climate change adaptation strategies and how volunteers can support the enhancement of community resilience.

Adaptation to climate change
Climate Change Adaptation

Extreme weather events are no longer the exception but have instead become the norm in West and Central Africa. The situation is urgent, and the direct consequences of climate change in West and Central Africa, including floods, droughts, and landslides, have been evident for some time. Therefore, it is inevitable to adapt to life in the changing climate of today and tomorrow. Learn more about different climate change adaptation strategies and how volunteers can support the enhancement of community resilience.

Adaptation to climate change

The Impact of Climate Change and Adaptation Strategies

UNDP: Vision of Mauritania's updated nationally determined contribution: Promoting climate-resilient development and the creation of sustainable green jobs (fr)

UNDP: Nationally determined contribution / Cameroon's vision for climate change adaptation and resilience building (fr)

IMF: Adapting to climate change in sub-Saharan Africa (fr)

Climate change and agriculture: Impact and adaptation in West Africa (fr)

Summary for Policymakers

UNDP/Green Climate Fund: National plan of adaptation to climate change (fr)

UNDP: Documentary: National seminar on adaptation to climate change, organized in advance of COP 15 in Abidjan (fr)

UNDP: Synergizing adaptation actions in Ivory Coast through the GCF-funded National Adaptation Plan project

Seeking funding for the Bélier territorial climate plan (fr)

UNFCCC: Nationally Determined Contributions (CDN) of Côte d'Ivoire (fr)

National gender and climate change strategy of Côte d'Ivoire: 2020-2024 strategy documents and action plan (fr)

Climate Change and Security

FES: Climate change and security in West Africa (fr)

OECD: Security implications of climate change in the Sahel: policy perspectives (fr)

Green Energy and Mobility

UNDP: Energy transition in Cameroon: Greening at United Nations Development Programme as a Pilot

Dakar on the way to deploy Africa’s first 100% e-bus fleet (on a BRT). CarMedialab to take care of charging management

Transforming the sector: Transport in Africa (fr)

World Bank Mobility Project: The Dakar Bus Rapid Transit Pilot (BRT) Project for Senegal to enhance urban mobility between Dakar and Guédiawaye through the development of a Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) corridor

World Bank Mobility Project: The Abidjan Urban Mobility Project in Côte d'Ivoire to improve accessibility to economic and social opportunities and to increase efficiency of the public transport system along the Yopougon-Bingerville corridor and its feeder lines in Abidjan

World Bank Mobility Project: The Douala Urban Mobility Project in Cameroon to implement a Bus Rapid Transit Pilot Corridor in the City of Douala

World Bank Mobility Project: The Lagos Urban Transport Project to improve the Nigerian Government's capacity to manage the transport sector in the Lagos Metropolitan Area and to enhance the efficiency of the public transport network

The World Bank: Lagos Urban Transport Project

With Sitarail, Abidjan wants to jump on the bandwagon (fr)