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European Union ramps up support to Africa Adaptation Initiative with EUR 1 million grant

The EU to fund the Africa Adaptation Initiative as the AAI scales-up its support for climate change adaptation across the continent.  


Engaging the private sector in a low carbon transition: Lessons from Morocco

As African countries transition to low-carbon development, the engagement of the private sector as a critical partner in the process becomes ever more important.  


Digital guide to help African countries fast-track SDGs, Paris Agreement and AU’s Agenda 2063 implementation

Three leading development partners have presented a digital application at the COP 25 climate conference in Madrid to help African countries grapple with the simultaneous implementation of key global…  


A spotlight can help save the Cameroon Forest

UNDP Cameroon spotlights the Congo Basin Forest that needs urgent attention.  


Productive groundnut farming for women farmers

UNDP/GEFSGP is supporting groundnut women farmers with innovative ways of growing groundnuts, to resist climate change effects for improved yields.  


Minerals in the Fight Against Climate Change

What role do minerals play in the effort to combat climate change?  


How Africa can improve mobilization of climate finance for sustainable development?

More than half of the African countries have problems mobilizing finance to address climate change, yet 2/3 of them already implement their nationally determined contributions (NDCs).  


Ghana to kick start Africa Climate Week

Top-ranking government officials, policy makers and ministerial representatives from across the world will be in Ghana for the Africa Climate Week from 18-22 March. Multi-lateral organisations such as…  


Putting markets to work

Innovative finance mechanisms provide a number of incentives for both investors and public sector actors.  


Climate change is pushing Africa to a tipping point, threatening economic and development gains

UNDP launches report at Poland climate talks calling on nations and world leaders to accelerate and mainstream climate actions across Africa to meet Paris Agreement targets  

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