Why Kinshasa Could Be in the Vanguard of Megacities’ Climate Resilience

STORY HIGHLIGHTS Transport station in Kinshasa

  • Africa’s largest city, Kinshasa, is making resilience to climate change a top priority.
  • The $500 million Kin Elenda project will improve access to infrastructure and services and socio-economic opportunities for people in Kinshasa.
  • The project will directly benefit 2 million people in four Kinshasa neighborhoods by providing household water connections, reducing exposure to flooding, and developing green urban spaces.

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