The UN Economic Commission for Africa (ECA), through its African Climate Policy Centre (ACPC) says it is fully committed to supporting member States in their efforts to implement their Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs).
In order to improve the resilience of the people and ecosystems of the Niger River Basin, the Board of Directors of the African Development Bank, has approved $76 million for the integrated development and climate change adaptation in the Niger Basin.
The African Development Bank has approved the Africa Disaster Risks Financing (ADRiFi) Programme, the institution’s first climate risk management programme to boost resilience and response to climate shocks in regional member countries.
The 7th Climate Change and Development in Africa (CCDA-VII) conference continued in Nairobi Thursday with experts discussing the sustainable development goals, Agenda 2063 and Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) nexus.
Africa needs to prepare and speak with one voice when it goes to COP 24 in Katowice, Poland, in December, Kenya’s Environment and Forestry Minister, Keriako Tobiko said Wednesday at the opening of the Seventh Climate Change and Development in Africa (CCDA – VII) conference in Nairobi.
African Adaptation Initiative is expected to be an opportunity to consider the most effective measures to help close the Adaptation Gap in Africa, which experts estimate to be between $7 billion and $15 billion per year by 2020, increasing thereafter.
Eco-labels and Voluntary Sustainability Standards that uphold the sustainability of products from developing countries can be the key to unlocking new markets, according to a new United Nations report.