CDKN Africa's Nkulumo Zinyengere shares six lessons from the Regional Climate Smart Agriculture Conference, which he recently attended. He looks at the detailed efforts to advance climate smart agriculture in southern Africa. [more...]
South Africa is moderately vulnerable to climate change, but its vulnerability is set to increase between 2010 and 2030 (DARA; Climate Vulnerability Monitor, 2012). It is ranked 118th on the Human Development Index (UNDP; Human Development Index, 2014). South Africa’s CO2 emissions are 9.0 tonnes per capita, while the global average is 4.9 tonnes per capita (World Bank; World Development Indicators: Energy dependency, efficiency and carbon dioxide emissions, 2010).