Managing the Risk Associated with Flooding and Sea-level Rise in the City of Cape Town

Project Details
Organisation(s) involved: University of Cape Town, Stockholm Environment Institute, City of Cape Town, Shack dwellers international, Climate change adaptation in Africa (CCAA), IDRC and DFID
Project Objective/ Description: The project aims to establish a collaborative governance system required for better decision making processes in the face of climate change risks in the City of Cape Town, South Africa. It will achieve this by strengthening institutional partnerships between civil society and government, increasing human and institutional capacity with regards to flooding and sea-level rise; and facilitating access to relevant knowledge at all scales.
Location: The City of Cape Town
Contact: Dr. Gina Ziervogel,