This paper provides a synopsis of the potential impacts of climate change on Africa and draws out implications for the resources the Continent may require to enable it to adapt to climate change. Its intention is to assist African negotiators and policy-makers in understanding the latest research on these topics to inform their discussions and negotiations at national, regional and international fora.

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African Development Bank
African Development Bank

African Development Bank (2011). The cost of adaptation to climate change in Africa, African Development Bank.

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