100 Resilient Cities: Updates from African Cities

In this video, Chief Resilience Officers from Accra, Addis Ababa, and Cape Town share how their cities are approaching the urgent challenges of our time.

Over the last few months, we’ve seen our African member cities make critical progress taking on their most pressing shocks and stresses.

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In this new video, Chief Resilience Officers and resilience team members from Accra, Addis Ababa, and Cape Town shared how their cities are approaching the urgent challenges of our time. From informal development to community engagement, they explore what resilience means in the African context.

Last month, 100 Resilient Cities took part in the International Urban Conference in Cape Town. The Conference provided us a unique opportunity to connect and learn about the most innovative work happening in cities around Africa and the world. We also joined resilience teams from Cape Town and Accra for an important dialogue on how informal development affects resilience-building efforts in African cities.

In Cape Town, a combination of water demand management and successful water-saving efforts in households and agriculture have helped the city delay once-imminent Day Zero.

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