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The IPCC’s Land Report: Africa Infographics

To assist in the understanding of What’s in it for Africa and the IPCC’s Special Report on Climate Change and Land, CDKN has created the following infographics to illustrate key data sets and information from the report. These infographics are available to all for educational purposes and to encourage discussion around the report.

How land and climate interact-IPCC-AR5 toolkit-report

How land and climate interact

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An infographic showing how land can be both a source of greenhouse gas emissions, and a sink for emissions.

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Risks to humans and ecosystems for every 1°C of average global warming-IPCC-AR5 toolkit-report

Risks to humans and ecosystems for every 1°C of average global warming

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An infographic showing the risks to food systems, livelihoods, infrastructure, the value of land, and human and ecosystem health from every 1°C of average global warming.

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Drylands in Africa-IPCC-AR5 toolkit-report

Drylands in Africa

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Geographical distribution of drylands in Africa, delimited based on the aridity index (AI).

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Population in drylands, now and in 2050-IPCC-AR5 toolkit-report

Population in drylands, now and in 2050

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An infographic showing the population growth in drylands, based on a middle-of-the-road climate change and socioeconomic development scenario (SSP2).

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Actions that minimise pressure on land-IPCC-AR5 toolkit-report

Actions that minimise pressure on land

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An infographic showing the positive and potential negative impacts of actions that minimise pressure on land.

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Climate actions that increase competition for land - and 'best practices' that can reduce the pressure-IPCC-AR5 toolkit-report

Climate actions that increase competition for land - and 'best practices' that can reduce the pressure

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An infographic showing climate actions that increase competition for land, including bioenergy with carbon capture and storage, reforestation and forest restoration, afforestation and biochar addition to soil, and 'best practices' that can reduce the pressure.

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