The pressing issue of widespread unemployment among youth across Africa and the economic marginalization that results from many years of "jobless growth" is linked to civil unrest and a host of social ills.
Journal articlesADAPTATION MARKET
Shaping forest safety nets with markets : adaptation to climate change under changing roles of tropical forests in Congo Basin
This study examined the roles of markets in non-timber forest products and services that usually serve as safety nets for forest communities.Published dateSaturday, January 2, 2010 - 05:00
Altering the climate of poverty under climate change in Sub-Saharan Africa : setting priorities and strategies for adaptation with the forests to climate; end of the project report, March 2008 – July 2011
The Congo basin Forests and Climate Change Adaptation (CoFCCA) project was implemented in three countries in Central Africa: Cameroon, Central Africa Republic, and Democratic Republic of Congo.Published dateSunday, January 2, 2011 - 05:00
Recent armed conflicts in eastern Congo and Burundi have resulted in unprecedented degradation of natural resources, massive displacement of populations toward fragile ecosystems and a breakdown of local institutions governing collective natural r