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In Africa, the population of about 1.1-billion will double by 2050, and more than 80% of that increase will occur in cities. Importantly, two-thirds of the urban infrastructure Africa will need in 2050 is yet to be built.

However, due to climate change, these urban communities will live in a world of even greater uncertainty and increased crisis unless we take action now. Africa is — and will continue to be – the continent experiencing some of the worst impacts of climate change, despite sub-Saharan Africa being responsible for only 4% of the annual global greenhouse emissions that cause it...

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