LOCS4Africa 2017: Water & Climate Congress

The Local Climate Solutions for Africa (LOCS4Africa) Congress series is Africa’s leading platform on local climate action for cities and other sub-national governments across the Continent.

It connected business and industry, investors, scientists, technical experts, development partners, national governments and civil society with Africa’s cities and urban networks. LOCS4Africa offered opportunity for direct engagement and strategic discussions around current local solutions and emerging trends relating to urban resilience and low-carbon development in Africa.

Focus on Cities: Water & Climate

LOCS4Africa 2017 explored critical links between climate change and urban water and sanitation in Africa’s cities. Globally, only 2% of our planets’ water is freshwater, which is fundamental to both human and urban development.
Water is THE critical challenge for many of our local governments. African cities, as diverse as large metro’s to small towns, are increasingly experiencing challenges of water security, drought and flooding. As such, there had never been a more relevant time for a pan-African congress to move “from dialogue to action” providing on the ground solutions, unpacking emerging trends and unlocking financial mechanisms.


LoCS4Africa 2017 Report

Ekurhuleni Declaration (English)

Ekurhuleni Declaration (French)

Ekurhuleni Declaration poster (English)

Ekurhuleni Declaration poster (French)



Contact Us

Email: locs4africa@iclei.org
Tel: +27 21 202 0403

Click here to visit the LOCS4Africa website.

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