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South Africa cities form climate change network

Durban is one of 17 cities in South Africa's KwaZulu Natal province forming a knowledge network to share ideas about climate change mitigation. (YoTuT/Flickr/cc)

Seventeen municipal governments in South Africa’s KwaZulu Natal province are tackling climate change by working together to identify solutions. Kate Berrisford writes on the Green Africa Directory that the cities will swap ideas through a climate change knowledge network.

The network would include city governments, institutions and experts on climate issues, urban planning and resilience. It would collect research, share lessons learned and publish its own research, according to the directory.

The effort is spearheaded by the eThekwini Municipality, which includes Durban, and the African arm of ICLEI – Local Governments for Sustainability. Based in Noordhoek, South Africa, the Green Africa Directory is a pan-African hub for environmental news and information.

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Green Africa Directory

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