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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…  


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.  


A spotlight can help save the Cameroon Forest

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


Minerals in the Fight Against Climate Change

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


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  


UNDP, Germany, Spain and EU launch EUR 42 million programme at UN Climate Summit to help countries deliver on the Paris Agreement

UNDP, together with the Governments of Germany and Spain, and the European Commission, today launched a new programme to support countries in making progress on their commitments under the Paris…  


Securing vanilla for farmers and development in Comoros

Vanilla, ylang-ylang and clove sectors together account for 80 percent of Comoros’ exports and employ 45 percent of the archipelago’s workforce – approximately 123,000 people - placing these sectors…  


Weather and Climate Systems - Africa

UNDP supports climate information and early warning system projects in 11 African nations through its Programme on Climate Information for Resilient Development in Africa (CIRDA).  


Sub-Saharan Africa needs next-generation weather and climate services

In Tanzania, a lightning strike killed a teacher and six students in 2015 – another sad example of the thousands of deaths that could be avoided with the effective deployment of modern weather and…  

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