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Climate Change and Vulnerability

Climate change poses a threat to the productivity of an economy, both from an agricultural and health perspective. As the effects of climate change are becoming more noticeable, ERSA supports research into how climate change directly impacts both present and future environments, economies and public health, especially in economies that are heavily dependent on agriculture.

ERSA is collaborating with the CVF/V20 as a regional partner in developing a Southern Africa regional derivative analysis for the CVM3, which provides a unique global assessment at the national level of present and potential future climate change impacts in key sectors of environment, economy, and public health. We also encourage the dissemination of research and debate around these issues. Take a look at the Climate Vulnerability Report, 3rd Edition, as well as other supporting publications and events to come.

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Related Publications

CVM3 Regional Workshop Presentation: Southern Africa
Global temperatures have already increased by 1.1°C relative to pre...
Published: 22 February 2023
Brent Cloete
Workshop Presentation
Climate Vulnerability of Southern Africa
Occasional Paper 03 Global temperatures have already increased by 1...
Published: 7 February 2023
Brent Cloete
Occasional Paper
Adaptation to climate change by smallholder farmers in Tanzania
In Sub-Saharan Africa, climate change is set to hit the agricultura...
Published: 26 September 2012
Edwin Muchapondwa, Coretha Komba
Working Paper

Related Workshop Events

21 February, 2023
- 21 February, 2023
CVM3 Regional Workshop: South Africa

Related Media Highlights

Can we shield South Africa from climate change?
The country could become an apocalyptic wasteland if it fails to ta...
Published: 10 March 2023
Claire Bisseker
Business Live


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