Mozambique: Helping Coastal Cities Stand up to Climate Change

USAID

When Amade Bichehe first set foot in Pemba in 1959, coconut palms lined the shore of this coastal city in northern Mozambique. The trees are now gone, washed out as the sea has steadily gained ground.
“There was a coconut tree right here some years back,” he said, pointing at a spot where the high tide now laps against a house.