The Rural Action for Climate Resilience project has sent its comments on the First Draft Implementation Plan for the Western Cape Climate Change Response Strategy: Vision 2050 to the Department of Environmental Affairs and Development Planning Climate Change.
On behalf of the Rural Action for Climate Resilience project, we held a session with Community-Based Organisations to get their input on the Western Cape Provincial Government Climate Response Strategy to send to the Provincial Government.
Among other issues, we have noticed that the strategy lacked consideration of overlapping vulnerabilities to climate change and did not actively include rural voices, lacked commitments and urgency in addressing climate adaptation, and did not prioritise actions for those most vulnerable in informal settlements.
View our comments below or download them here
SAFCEI_RACR comments on the Implementation Plan of WCCCS Sept 2022