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Climate, Geopolitics Greatest Threats to African Development: Study

Source: African Futures, ISS

For Africa to achieve its development potential, it needs uninterrupted cooperation with the United States, Europe, and China. This is a key finding of a recent set of future projections by the Institute for Security Studies in South Africa. 

The study outlined four scenarios of future African growth. It found that climate change poses the starkest danger to Africa’s future. One possible outcome showed that climate collapse could increase African poverty by 48% by 2043.

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