In Africa droughts and other weather phenomena become more severe and more frequent. A more extreme climate threatens people and food security. Farmers and supporters are already reacting with seeds that are more adaptable, climate insurance or the establishment of enterprises. These are the risks, these are the success stories.
As the climate changes, the population of Africa is growing and fertile land and jobs are becoming scarcer. New ways are currently leading to urbanisation of agriculture and a new mid-sized sector in the countryside
Insurance companies could provide protection during droughts in Africa. How exactly this could be done is what the industry is currently trying to figure out. First experiences are available. An interview with the Managing Director of the Munich Re Foundation, Thomas Loster
After triumphs in the fight against malnutrition, warning signals are starting to spread again. Climate change and armed conflict are the two main reasons for this. They especially affect the poorest farmers in Africa. What matters now: