Kenya Among Countries Which Risk Possible Economic Collapse – UN

Kenya has been listed among the Sub Saharan countries whose economies risk collapsing due to the threat posed by the heightened climate crisis.

A report by the United Nation Conference on Trade (UNCTAD) revealed that Kenya is among 40 other countries which received a vulnerability score slightly higher than 0.5. Somalia was ranked as highly vulnerable with a score of 0.7.

The Commodity and Development Report 2019 report attributed this to their socioeconomic conditions, including their over-reliance on a single or a few commodities from sectors that are highly exposed to extreme weather events.

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