A new mini-documentary exploring how transformative climate adaptation is exemplified by various river management programmes in Durban, South Africa, has been produced by researchers in the Leading Integrated Research in Africa for Agenda 2020 (LIRA 2030 Africa) programme, which is coordinated by the International Science Council (ISC) alongside the Transformations to Sustainability programme.
The video shows how the LIRA project partners with other local initiatives to improve river management in a collaborative manner in Durban, South Africa. It shares inspiring examples of real local efforts that aim to advance sustainable urban development. The documentary has been selected to be aired at the Better Cities Film Festival in October 2020, and was used in the opening of the Durban Climate Action Plan launch in September 2020.
The LIRA project behind the video is led by Alice McClure from South Africa.