Academia has a key role to play in promoting a sustainable society, argues Piyushi Kotecha, CEO of the Southern African Regional Universities Association. In this opinion piece, she explains why the universities' consortium is developing a master's degree in climate change, supported by CDKN. [more...]
Tanzania is acutely vulnerable to climate change and its vulnerability is set to increase between 2010 and 2030 (DARA; Climate Vulnerability Monitor, 2012). It is ranked 159th on the Human Development Index (UNDP; Human Development Index, 2014). Tanzania’s CO2 emissions are 0.2 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).