Tackling Climate Change Through Ecosystems-Based Adaptation

South African Insitute of International Affairs
South African Insitute of International Affairs
Publication Date:
23 May 2019
Africa, Climate, Environment

Ecosystem-based solutions aim to support communities to adapt to life in a less predictable climate system, based on the preservation of biodiversity and healthy ecosystems. In practice, this can happen through the restoration of terrestrial or coastal forested areas or through engineering projects that 'build with nature' instead of purely static hard infrastructure.


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