policy brief: Climate risk and adaptation for fisheries in Namibia

“Fisheries are vulnerable to the impacts of climate change, impacting abundance, distributions, and sizes of fish, alongside changes in storminess, sea level rise and flooding risks that affect the safety and effectiveness of fishing. Namibia is among the countries where climate change is expected to have substantial impacts on the marine ecosystem, and to the fisheries that depend on them. These concerns have been expressed in the National Policy on Climate Change for Namibia…”