Climate change is real and its effects are felt across the country. Its manifestations warrant immediate and decisive action to address the consequences and avoid the irreversible cost to lives and the Ghanaian economy overall. Most of the natural resource-dependent sectors of Ghana’s economy (including agriculture, water and energy) are susceptible and already experiencing climate change impacts.

The report looks at how to incorporate climate change issues into the full Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) processes, as a practical way to ensure that development projects align with climate adaptation and mitigation measures.