The Nile Story Briefing Note 3: Building climate resilience

Climate change is a critical issue facing the countries of the Nile Basin. While individual weather events are difficult to attribute to climate change, their sum is already having adverse effects on socioeconomic conditions across the region. While climate change was not an overt focus of the Nile Basin Initiative’s mandate when it was launched in 1999, it has emerged as a key challenge for countries of the Nile to take seriously.