The Interlocking Challenges of Climate Change and Poverty | The Development Podcast
August 29, 2023
How do we address climate change, reduce poverty, and boost shared prosperity on a livable planet? Climate change is one of the defining issues of our time, and no country is immune.
On this episode of The Development Podcast, we hone in on voices across Africa about the experience of climate change and how it intersects with poverty, and we hear from Richard Damania, World Bank’s Chief Economist for Sustainable Development in Washington, DC. Tune in as we speak with Cathy Kamamu, a farmer from Kenya, Professor Denis Aheto, Director of the Centre for Coastal Management in the Africa Centre of Excellence in Coastal Resilience, Roselyn Fosuah Adjei, Director of Climate Change for the Ghana Forestry Commission, and Richard Damania, Chief Economist for Sustainable Development at the World Bank.
Featured Voices Richard Damania, Chief Economist for Sustainable Development, World Bank Roselyn Fosuah Adjei, Director of Climate Change for the Ghana Forestry Commission Professor Denis Aheto, Director, Centre for Coastal Management, Africa Centre of Excellence in Coastal Resilience Cathy Kamanu, farmer from Kenya