Cyclone idai lays bare deadly reality of climate change in africa although experts have said it was too early to draw specific conclusions from idai for a continent already wracked by the . Climate change has already led to changes in freshwater and marine ecosystems in eastern and southern africa and terrestrial ecosystems in southern and western africa the extreme weather events have demonstrated the vulnerability of some of south africas ecosystems. According to schneider et al 2007 africa is likely to be the continent most vulnerable to climate change with high confidence boko et al 2007 also projected that in many french countries and regions agricultural production food security and water stress would likely be severely compromised by climate change and climate variability. Climate change is a major challenge for us all but for african countries it represents a particular threat this book outlines current thinking and evidence and the impact such change will have on africas development prospects. Africas adaptation gap 2 exploring options for addressing finance needs at international regional and domestic levels keeping track of adaptation actions in africa report the report illustrates the future situation of africa under climate change and the adaptation actions in place
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