The project aims to:
- Facilitating a shared understanding of the nature and perceptions of the risk of flooding and sea level rise in the City of Cape Town.
- Assessing existing and alternative approaches to climate change risk management in the city, to guide the development of adaptation planning.
- Building on existing civic and City of Cape Town initiatives to develop multi-institutional knowledge platforms around urban flooding and sea level rise.
- Assessing the nature of adaptive capacity and improved climate change decision-making that emerges during the project, with a focus on improved relationships and information flows between academia, civil society and the respective units within the City of Cape Town.
Funders: IDRC and DFID under CCAA programme.
Collaborating institutions: SEI Cape Town and Oxford; University of Cape Town (African Centre for Cities and Centre for Criminology); City of Cape Town.