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The Sahel Resilience Project: Why disaster risk reduction requires all-of-society and strong institutions

Striving for a greener future is not a moral imperative but an existential necessity.  


ECOWAS to boost regional cooperation in disaster risk reduction

The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) this week signed an agreement with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) for the implementation of a three-year project to strengthen…  


How Ghana is strengthening its climate plan

With the first five-year milestone of the Paris Agreement approaching, Ghana has begun the process of revising its Nationally Determined Contributions to ensure greater alignment with development…  


Green Climate Fund approves $54.5m project to reduce deforestation and carbon emissions in Northern Ghana

The project’s interventions are expected to result in the restoration of 200,000 hectares of off-reserve savannah forests  


Investing in social services and climate actions to prepare better for pandemics

Investment in social services and climate actions will help us better prepare for pandemics.  


Switzerland and Ghana sign MoU to take action on climate commitments

An MoU was signed between the Government of Ghana and the Swiss Federal Council to strengthen the mode of cooperation between the two countries under Article 6 of the Paris Agreement on climate…  


Transitioning to a circular economy with a multi-stakeholder platform in Ghana

We cannot continue with business as usual - a circular economy approach can help, in fact it is critical!  


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…  

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