August 21, 2020
Developing solutions for climate adaptation and resilience is a business opportunity for SMEs in Latin America and the Caribbean
The pandemic crisis illustrates our global economic and social fragility and the damage that could be caused by the climate crisis unless we act decisively now.
Latin America and the Caribbean is the second-most disaster-prone region in the world, with over 152 million people affected by 1,205 disasters since 2000. The region is already experiencing climate impacts including rising temperatures, more floods and droughts, and changes in the frequency and severity of extreme weather events – all of which disrupt the lives and jobs of the region’s citizens.