Nov 25 2010

World Bank: climate-change “an opportunity” for Africa

Category: Uncategorized<ADMINNICENAME> @ 3:46 PM

The World Bank has published a new paper on “Africa’s future” and the biggest shocker is that the usually-gloomy foreign-aid financier take a refreshingly upbeat, contrarian view of the effect of climate change on African agriculture.

Breaking with the Afro-pessimism prevalent in the international environmental community, The World Bank envisions a series of sensible adaptations to climate change — of the sort I’ve also identified — in the area of improved water usage, soil-health practices and management of coastal lands. Beneficial adaptations to climate change, the bank reckons, could deliver gains worth $1.47 billion annually.

The bank, of course, has a history of bad predictions about African development, yet the recognition that climate change brings opportunities to the people of region, and not only difficult circumstances, is healthy. By going public with this insight, the bank also makes possible more fruitful international discussions about Africa’s future.

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