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2012

Reducing Disaster Risks from Wildfire Hazards Associated with Climate Change in South Africa

Afrique du Sud

Titre : Reducing Disaster Risks from Wildfire Hazards Associated with Climate Change in South Africa

Pays : South Africa

Dates : April, 2012 - August, 2014

Implementing Agencies & Partnering Organizations : Government of South Africa ; UNDP ; GEF

Projet
The goal of the project is to reduce the country’s environmental, social and economic vulnerability to the increased incidence of wildfires in order to adapt to climate change effects. This is to be achieved through a biome-scale change in the fire management approach from reactive fire-fighting to proactive integrated fire management (IFM), including managing the ecosystem through controlled burns.

Primary Beneficiaries
Those living in the Arid and Semi-Arid Zones of Kenya’s interior which are at high risk of experiencing wildfires caused by climate change induced droughts.

Source du financement SCCF
Financement : $3,536,000
Cofinancement : $30,940,000

Présentation

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