Climate Change and Sustainable Sanitation in Africa

November 2018

Sanitation coverage in urban Africa is low and of poor quality, so there is faeces everywhere. The main weather-related stress on sanitation is heavy rain and flooding, and we need to think about the impacts of this at three key ‘scales’.

The 7th Africa Water Week was held in Libreville, Gabon, from 29 October to 2 November 2018.

This video presentation, by Barbara Evans, formed part of the Future Climate for Africa breakout session on ‘Inclusive and sustainable urban water, sanitation and drainage services under climate change – lessons from African cities’.

Additional details

PublisherFuture Climate for Africa
RegionEastern Africa, Western Africa
ThemesClimate change, Mitigation, Sanitation value chain, Vulnerability, resilience and adaptation
ApproachesCity-wide approaches, Peri-urban approaches, Small town approaches

Evans, B. (2018) Climate Change and Sustainable Sanitation in Africa, recorded for Future Climate for Africa’s presentation at the 7th Africa Water Week, Toward Achieving Water Security and Safely Managed Sanitation for Africa, Libreville, Gabon, 29 October to 2 November 2018


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