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Mozambique’s Strategic Programme for Climate Resilience

Mozambique’s Strategic Programme for Climate Resilience

Associated Organization: AfDB

The Climate Investment Funds (CIF) have reported on the implementation of Mozambique's US$100 million strategic programme for climate resilience, which was endorsed in June 2011 by the CIF through its Pilot Program for Climate Resilience (PPCR) window.

The Government of Mozambique, together with the World Bank, the International Finance Corporation (IFC) and the African Development Bank (AfDB), is developing climate-resilient projects envisioning policy and institutional change in several sectors,  such as agriculture, coastal cities, transport, water management, forestry and learning.

According to CIF, seven pilot projects are planned with special emphasis on: the drought-prone Limpopo watershed; the flood-prone Zambezi watersheds; and the coastal city of Beira, which is vulnerable to rising sea levels, storms and erosion. Read more http://bit.ly/UsDgpj

Themes: Agriculture, fisheries and food security, Climate Science, Forestry, Health, Poverty and vulnerability, Water

Regions: Southern Africa

Countries: Mozambique

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