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May 9th, 2018 / SciDev.net

Science has proved that climate change and its impacts such as prolonged drought and extreme rainy conditions are occurrences that humanity has to grapple with.

Whereas Africa contributes the least to human-induced climate change globally, the continent is suffering most from it impacts including destruction of infrastructure such as roads, and reduced agricultural productivity, thus threatening food security in the region.

But Africa needs to deal with climate change-induced dangers, as well as take advantage of the opportunities that can come from cooperation and investment in ambitious climate action. This was the cornerstone of the Africa Carbon Forum 2018 held in Kenya last month. Read more