Impacts of climate change to African indigenous communities and examples of adaptation responses

Nat Commun. 2021 Oct 28;12(1):6224. doi: 10.1038/s41467-021-26540-0.


Climate change negatively impacts the livelihoods of indigenous communities across the world, including those located on the African continent. This Comment reports on how five African indigenous communities have been impacted by climate change and the adopted adaptation mechanisms.

Publication types

  • Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't

MeSH terms

  • Acclimatization
  • Adaptation, Physiological*
  • Africa
  • Climate Change*
  • Humans
  • Indigenous Peoples*