Climate change threatens livelihood of coastal communities

By IAfrica
In Gambia
Aug 6th, 2014

In a recently press briefing at the National Environment Agency, the monitoring and evaluation officer of the United Nations Development Programme’s (UNDP)-Global Environment Facility (GEF) explained that the combined effects of a sea level rise and change in upstream river discharge, erosion of coastal embankments and changes to natural sediment dynamics are posing a serious threat to the natural resource-base and livelihood opportunities of coastal communities. Malick Gai, who briefed the…

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