Great shift
shift of life

Great shift

 

 

Human induced climate change is likely to have severe consequences for Africa and a great deal of political att ention and discussion is focusing on what the countries of Africa need in order to adapt. Within these debates important questions surround the priorities for funding, the scale of funding required and the best ways to deliver the resources needed. Th is study explores these questions by examining the level of preparedness for climate change in Tanzania and considers the current level of scientifi c understanding of future change and vulnerabilities; the country’s current socio-economic context; the range of actors involved, their capabilities, actions to date and future policies and plans. It also examines the level of awareness on climate change, the role played by Tanzania in international negotiations and the role and profi le of gender empowerment in Tanzania’s response. Based on this analysis the following set of headline fi ndings emerge and these inform the series of recommendations which follow

 

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