December 31, 2014
Climate change is likely to impact on Africa far more than other regions. Rapidly growing populations and urbanization in Africa strain current water resources, making water security fragile for many people. Although conflict does not directly result from climate change, evidence suggests that climate change can trigger and accelerate of conflict in Africa. Since conflict is affected by climatic fluctuations, unpredictable rainfall and changes in agricultural growing seasons will influence different kinds of conflict.
Security Topics: Environment and Security