Africa faces a myriad of climate challenges, with data and insights revealing the severity and urgency of these issues. The continent is highly vulnerable to the adverse effects of climate change, including increased temperatures, erratic rainfall patterns, and more frequent extreme weather events. According to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), Africa has experienced a temperature increase of 0.7°C over the 20th century, and this trend is expected to continue, with projections estimating a further increase of 3-6°C by the end of the 21st century.
Water scarcity is a major concern, as it is estimated that by 2025, nearly 50% of Africa’s population will face water stress or scarcity, exacerbating existing conflicts over water resources. Agriculture, which accounts for 23% of Africa’s GDP and employs over 60% of its population, is particularly vulnerable to climate variability. Changing precipitation patterns and more frequent droughts and floods have led to crop failures, food insecurity, and malnutrition, affecting millions of people.
Furthermore, Africa’s rich biodiversity is under threat from climate change, with habitats and ecosystems experiencing significant stress. For example, the IPCC predicts that 25-40% of mammal species in Africa’s national parks could become endangered due to the changing climate. Coastal areas are also at risk from rising sea levels, which can lead to the displacement of communities, loss of infrastructure, and increased vulnerability to storms and flooding.
Addressing these climate challenges requires comprehensive, data-driven, and innovative solutions that consider Africa’s unique vulnerabilities, while promoting sustainable development and resilience across the continent. This is what we do at Nedamco.
Nedamco Africa is committed to creating a positive impact on the environment and society. Our strategies prioritize impact assessment over financial returns, reflecting our dedication to the development of Africa and the well-being of the globe. Our investments are centered around key areas such as climate, sustainability, education, and digital twins.
Our primary goal is to make a significant contribution to the planet and its climate. To address Africa’s pressing environmental challenges, Nedamco Africa implements a comprehensive end-to-end approach. We offer a complete Climate Tech as a Service (CTaaS) solution that integrates entire ecosystems into one cohesive package. Our focus covers crucial areas such as water and forestry. By partnering with leading technology providers, vendors, and locally-sourced talent—known as Talent as a Service (TaaS)—we maximize effectiveness and impact.
The Nedamco customized CTaaS solution provides commercial organizations and governments with comprehensive climate technology services tailored to their specific requirements. Through close collaboration with clients to determine areas for improvement, we deliver solutions that have measurable impact.
As we strive to build a sustainable future for Africa and the world, our unwavering commitment lies in offering exceptional climate technology solutions that have a positive impact on the environment, local communities, and economies.
At Nedamco Africa, we offer a range of climate tech solutions specifically designed to address pressing environmental challenges in Africa.
Our data-driven and innovative solutions include:
- Water Management – employing advanced technologies and bespoke solutions, we tackle water management issues such as scarcity, contamination, and inadequate infrastructure across the continent, where nearly 50% of the population is projected to face water stress by 2025.
- Wastewater Management- we supply eco-friendly wastewater management solutions, utilizing advanced treatment methods to help mitigate water pollution, promote recycling, and contribute to water conservation efforts.
- Forestry – we offer sustainable forestry management to protect, restore, and expand Africa’s forests, which cover approximately 23% of the continent and are vital for biodiversity and climate regulation.