Tag: climate change
The African Development Bank plans to commit $25 billion in climate financing by 2025. The multilateral development bank hosted the launch of the Global Centre on Adaptation in Abidjan.
Food insecurity, climate change, and the need to refinance the continent's agriculture sector are some of the major challenges faced but where will this money come from? CNBC Africa spoke to the President of the International Fund for Agriculture Development and former prime minister of Togo, Gilbert Hougbo for more.
As the Global Center on Adaptation extends its footprint to Africa, Chairman of the Board and the 8th Secretary-General of the United Nations, Ban Ki-Moon joined CNBC Africa’s Kenneth Igbomor to discuss how the GCA plans to operate in Africa.
The Global Center on Adaptation works with both the public and private sector as a broker to speed up action and support adaptation solutions in a bid to build a more climate-resilient future for the world. Patrick Verkooijen the CEO and Chair of the Executive Board of the Global Center on Adaptation joins CNBC Africa’s Christy Cole and Kayode Akindele, Partner at TIA Capital to discuss their plans for Africa as they launch their regional office in Africa.
When COVID-19 struck, different countries around the world put forward measures to mitigate its spread.
The demand of power in West Africa is rising Sebastian Sterl Sebastian Sterl, Vrije Universiteit Brussel and Robert Brecha, University of Dayton Not...
Nigeria’s Minister of Environment, Mohammad Abubakar says the country has commenced review of the National Policy on Climate Change in a bid to fulfil the Paris Agreement. Abubakar joins CNBC Africa for more.
Africa must lead with people-centered climate action, argues Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala.