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Voltar para Climate Adaptation in Africa

Comentários e feedback de alunos de Climate Adaptation in Africa da instituição Universidade da Cidade do Cabo

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34 avaliações

Sobre o curso

This course explores why climate change adaptation is important in the African context. Africa is considered one to be one of the most vulnerable regions to climate change. Historically, climate-related hazards such as drought, flooding, pest and disease outbreaks, coastal storms and heat waves have had devastating impacts on people and the environment in which they live. Often the damage knocks back progress that has been made in social and economic development, slowing down the achievement of development goals. Climate models suggest that many of these climatic hazards will intensify as the global climate warms. Building resilience to climate risks, through adaptation, is critically important for future development in Africa. The course will examine adaptation in theory and in practice, through a focus on four sectors that are critically important for climate resilient development in Africa: Water Security, Agriculture and Food Security, Ecosystems and Ecosystem Services and Resilient Cities....

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6 de jul de 2020

i learnt a lot from this course. not only do i know more about climate change impacts on the environment, but also how to mitigate risks related to climate change and how to adapt to those risks.


30 de out de 2018

This was an amazing relevant course, now i can take action to climate adaptation in Africa having a clear understanding on how to choose and implement the best option suggested.

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26 — 33 de 33 Avaliações para o Climate Adaptation in Africa

por Kleber L d S

29 de jan de 2020



10 de set de 2020

An explanatory and very interesting course for a beginner of climate study in africa.If you are a lazy student kindly stay off this course.

por Vince M

23 de dez de 2018

A very informative and practical course especially for todays world where climate change is a reality in Africa and across the globe.

por Nnanna U

9 de fev de 2022

i have gain an overwhelming knowledge on Climate Change Adaptation and would like to improve on the knowledge gained so far

por Oliver S N

30 de ago de 2019

Mark New did an excellent job- would definitely recommend to anyone interested in geography or environmental studies.

por David J H

24 de nov de 2021

T​hought provoking and plenty of good links for each module.

por Amy T

15 de jun de 2020

I learned so much information!

por Paulina H

14 de ago de 2020

I like the content, the presentation and the presenter are the problem. There is a more visually engaging way to present this material than just looking at the instructor sitting on a stool and talking. Thats why I dropped the course: boring presentation.