Op-ed on climate resilience in Afghanistan

December 3, 2023
Photo: UNDP Afghanistan

Imagine living under the constant threat of droughts, floods, extreme temperatures, and land degradation. Threats that loom over livelihood, food security, and well-being. How would you cope if climate disasters forced you to abandon your job, and your home, every year?

This is the harsh reality for millions of Afghans, who are among the populations most vulnerable to climate change. That is why we must act now to support Afghanistan in building its climate resilience and securing a sustainable future for its people and the planet.

Located in landlocked south-central Asia, with a diverse population of approximately 38 million people, Afghanistan is a country that has faced much political turmoil in recent years, along with sanctions and other limitations, that threaten to undermine years of progress.

Read the full op-ed on below media outlets:

  1. Pajhwok
  2. Wesal TV