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Factsheet for young people: Youth, Jobs & Entrepreneurship

Facilitating an environment for youth innovation and tackling existing barriers faced by young-led Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) will enable young people to drive transformative action across the continent. This factsheet is part of a series that presents information from GCA’s flagship reports State and Trends in Adaptation in Africa 2021 and 2022. It aims to disseminate key adaptation information to young people and showcase youth-led adaptation action from across Africa.

25 June 2024

Factsheet for young people: Urban Development and City Resilience

Climate risk assessments can help decision-makers understand the climate risks associated with current and future urban development, and identify, prioritize, and implement low-cost actions. This factsheet is part of a series that presents information from GCA’s flagship reports State and Trends in Adaptation in Africa 2021 and 2022.

26 October 2023

Factsheet for young people: Locally Led Adaptation

Over 60 percent of the population are smallholder farmers and over 55 percent of the urban population live in informal settlements in Sub-Saharan African countries. Therefore, LLA holds the promise of unlocking variegated responses to highly localized risks in contexts marked by deficits in formal governance machinery. 

5 June 2023

Factsheet for young people: Gender

The climate crisis is not gender-neutral, and neither should our adaptation efforts be. Women and men experience different levels of exposure, vulnerability and resilience to climate risk and climate change impacts due to differences in rights, responsibilities, and opportunities. This factsheet is part of a series that presents information from GCA’s flagship reports State and Trends in Adaptation in Africa 2021 and 2022.

23 May 2023

Factsheet for young people: Water Resources Management, Floods and Disaster Risk Management

One of the most direct transmission channels of the consequences of climate change is through water: too much, too little, at unexpected times. This fact sheet is part of a series that presents information from GCA’s flagship reports State and Trends in Adaptation in Africa 2021 and 2022.

23 May 2023