Tag: climate change

AfDB commits $25bn to climate change financing by 2025

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.

#AGRF2020: Gilbert Hougbo on how to solve financing challenges in Africa’s agriculture sector

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.

Ban Ki-Moon on how to build Africa’s resilience to climate change

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.

GCA CEO on Africa’s journey to a climate resilient future

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.

Dropped emissions during COVID-19 lock-down: How will this impact climate change?

When COVID-19 struck, different countries around the world put forward measures to mitigate its spread.

How West Africa can expand power supply and meet climate goals

The demand of power in West Africa is rising Sebastian Sterl Sebastian Sterl, Vrije Universiteit Brussel and Robert Brecha, University of Dayton Not...

Environment Minister Mohammad Abubakar on why Nigeria is reviewing its climate change policy

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.

Op-Ed: Now is the time to put climate change on the African Union’s agenda: Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala

Africa must lead with people-centered climate action, argues Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala.