Mpumalanga Climate Change

Adaptation Strategy Review

The purpose of this webpage is to provide stakeholders

with information on upcoming engagements,

past events and key documents

Mpumalanga Climate Change Adaptation Strategy Review

The purpose of this webpage is to provide stakeholders

with information on upcoming engagements,

past events and key documents

Latest Project News

There are a number of public consultation events planned during the climate change strategy review process.

 

1) Validation of the Mpumalanga Climate Change Adaptation Response Plan and Implementation Plan Public Consultation – 23 November 2023

 

The purpose of this fourth consultation meeting will be to validate updates made to the revised MP Climate Change Adaptation Response Strategy and Implementation Plan 2023.

  • Date: 23 November 2023
  • Time: 09:00
  • Location: GSDM Council Chambers (5th Floor), 1 Joubert and Oosthuise, Ermelo
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Project Background

The South African Department of Environment, Forestry and Fisheries (DFFE) with the support of the International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) have commissioned the project: Technical review of Climate Change Adaptation Response Strategies For Free State and Mpumalanga Provinces in support of the implementation of the National Climate Change Adaptation Strategy. The aim of the project is to “review and update the Climate Change Adaptation Response Strategies for Free State and Mpumalanga Provinces, ensuring alignment with the latest climate information and with relevant policies, and plans

Project Documents
  • A copy of the 2016 Mpumalanga Climate Change Adaptation Strategy can be accessed here.
  • A copy of the 2016 Mpumalanga Climate Change Vulnerability Assessment can be accessed here
  • A copy of the Mpumalanga Climate Change Mitigation Strategy And Implementation Plan 2022 can be accessed here
Comments Welcome
  • A copy of the revised Mpumalanga Climate Change Strategy Review Baseline Report can be accessed here
  • A copy of the revised Mpumalanga Climate Change Strategy Review Risk and Vulnerability Report can be accessed here  

If you would like to make comments on these documents, please download a copy and send your comments to admin@urbanearth.co.za

Past Meetings

The section below provides a summary and resources from previous project meetings. 

 

1) First Public Consultation

 

The purpose of this consultation event was to inform stakeholders of the review process being conducted, present a summary of the current climate change strategy and activities in the Mpumalanga (the Baseline) and identify additional stakeholders to participate in the review process.

  • Date: 16th May 2023
  • Time: 09:30 – 13:30
  • Location: Middelburg, Nkangala District Municipality

Download the meeting presentation here

Download meeting minutes here

2) Second Public Consultation Vulnerability Assessment

 

The purpose of this second consultation meeting was to revise the Mpumalanga State Climate Change Vulnerability Assessment.

  • Date: 26th July 2023
  • Time: 09:30 – 13:30
  • Location: Ermelo, Gert Sibande District Municipality

Download the meeting presentation here

Download meeting minutes here

3) Third Public Consultation Vulnerability Assessment

 

The purpose of this third consultation meeting was to discuss the revision of the Mpumalanga Climate Change Adaptation Response Strategy and Implementation Plan.

  • Date: 11 – 12 October 2023
  • Time: 09:30 – 16:00 and 09:30 – 13:00
  • Location: GSDM Council Chambers (5th Floor), 1 Joubert & Oosthuise Street, Ermelo, 2350

Download the meeting presentation (day 1) here

Download the meeting presentation (day 2) here

Download the meeting minutes here