Climate change-related scarcity, poverty and weak rule of law could exacerbate socio-economic and political instability in Africa. Climate investments can help meet some of the continent’s socio-economic needs. Still, a just transition is needed to ensure that redistribution of wealth and social well-being are at the forefront of development. This policy brief recommends a common African position on using climate
investments to build resilience and encourages multi-faceted and multi-actor engagement.