Mitigating Climate Change through Restoration and Management of Coastal Wetlands and Near-shore Marine Ecosystems

Toward Africa's Green Future

Lessons from a decade of World Bank support for biodiversity conservation in Sub-Saharan Africa and directions for future investment.


Raffaello Cervigni

Lead Environmental Economist

Valerie Hickey

Practice Manager

Toward Africa's Green Future

Mitigating Climate Change Through Restoration of Coastal Wetlands

This report explains the greenhouse gas dynamics of coastal wetlands and marine ecosystems and the importance of these ecosystems' carbon pools for climate change mitigation.