Dar es Salaam has a tropical climate with relatively warm temperatures, high humidity, and annual rainfall over 1000 mm.
Dominant global climate change narratives and framings frequently do not translate well into local adaptation decision making.
Small- and medium-sized cities and towns in sub-Saharan Africa are growing fast and accumulating risks.
This briefing outlines the development of community-led research to promote urban governance for resilience and how impactful partnerships can be created within a research programme.
In Dar es Salaam, climate model analysis strongly suggests that both day- and nighttime temperatures will rise, with heat waves also expected to increase.