Climate impacts social and economic development across sectors, in numerous ways. Each sector also has unique opportunities to contribute to climate solutions. USAID integrates climate change in development programming across a variety of technical fields.
Water security is integral to the health and sustainability of our communities and ecosystems. Achieving water security, however, is challenging for several reasons including poor governance, resource competition and poorly-conceived economic development.
The Mara River Basin is facing critical pressures from population growth, economic development, and the land use changes these bring, posing significant challenges for water resources management, livelihoods and wildlife.
This profile provides an overview of climate risks in Guinea, including how climate change will potentially impact five key sectors in the country: water resources, agriculture, human health, coastal resources, and forests and biodiversity.
Climate risk management is woven throughout the design of a new USAID/Philippines fisheries protection project, which will improve fisheries productivity and increase the resiliency of fishing communities.