We conducted a series of interviews at our Resilient Cities 2015 congress. Here, Sean O’Donoghue (Manager, Climate Protection Branch, eThekwini Municipality/Durban, South Africa) discusses the importance of regional partnerships for adaptation.
With a population of 2.5 million, the Durban Metropolitan Area (DMA) is the largest port on the east coast of Africa. While it is a typical South African city in terms of the legacy left from racial planning and institutions, it is distinctive in terms of language, ethnic and racial mix, and political make-up. As