This policy document provides the following key messages to decision makers in Africa:

-Most African countries are highly vulnerable to climate change.
-Potential impacts related to climate change exist in all sectors.
-Adaptation policies and measures to cope with a changing climate will need to be tailored to local needs.
-The African Climate Policy Centre (ACPC) has an important role in reducing obstacles to integrating climate concerns into development activities and in identifying options to reduce vulnerability to climate change.

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Organization: UNECA, African Union Commission, African Development Bank

Topics: Agriculture and Food, Health, Adaptation, Risk Reduction/Management, Children, COP22 List of UN Publications

Type of material: Policy Document

Publication date: 2013

Language: English