The economics of adaptation in East Africa

Published: 20th July 2011 16:13Last Updated: 20th July 2011 15:13


“The cruel irony of climate change is that the countries least responsible for it will be worst affected. Greater variations of rainfall, combined with rising sea levels, will lead to more extreme weather, particularly in parts of Asia, sub-Saharan Africa and Latin America.” 

Douglas Alexander, July 2007.

Link to the economic impact of climate change in...

... Burundi

... Rwanda

... Kenya

... Tanzania

Further resources

Link to...

AdaptCost: Analysis of the Economic Costs of Climate Change Adaptation in Africa

The economics of climate change in East Africa: 

  • The economic impacts of climate change in Burundi
  • The economic impacts of climate change in Rwanda
  • The economic impacts of climate change in Kenya
  • The economic impacts of climate change in Tanzania