This analytical report reviews the issues and challenges in addressing the impact of climate change on their rural economies and highlights opportunities arising from the climate-change development agenda. The study also discusses measures taken by the subregion towards mitigating and reducing the impacts of climate change and mainstreaming it in rural-development policies. It further highlights how these initiatives can be further strengthened to improve the regional and national response to the global threat.

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Organization: UNECA

Topics: Agriculture and Food, Economic and Development Planning, Land Use Management, Adaptation, Mitigation, Governance – Territorial and Local, Capacity Development

Type of material: Policy Document

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