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Climate finance has failed Africa. African countries receive a grossly insufficient amount of climate finance, falling far short of what they require.
This report identifies how the GRAP and AfCFTA together can support resilient and sustainable recoveries for six African countries: Ghana, Kenya, Mozambique, Nigeria, Rwanda, and South Africa. It shows clear opportunities to boost ambition and secure more resilient recoveries within...
The COVID-19 pandemic has hit African economies very hard and most countries face a slow recovery process. Climate-Smart Agriculture (CSA) offers an opportunity to speed up economic recovery and put economies back on a sustained growth and transformation trajectory.
Green transitions are key topics in the African Union (AU) and the European Union (EU). Both bodies are committed to implementing the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the Paris Climate Agreement within which green transitions are key elements.
Many people will agree with the proposition that prosperity is much more than material wealth. Prosperity also encompasses safety and security, wellbeing, freedom of association and movement, and opportunity. The concept of Economic Openness, broadly defined as an […]
Africa, in particular, sub-Saharan Africa, is considered to be the area most vulnerable to climate change due to a number of factors. These include the region’s high dependence on natural resources and rainfed agriculture, a warmer baseline climate and low...
African economies have grown rapidly over the past two decades. Growth between 2009 and 2017 averaged 3.8 percent per year, compared to the world average of 2.5 percent. Africa’s growth […]
Africa has been identified as the region most at risk of climate change due to its high dependence on natural resources and rainfed agriculture. Current climate-related stressors such as drought, floods, rainfall variability, coupled with low adaptive capacity, make African...
Climate-smart agriculture holds the key to increasing the resilience of African farmers.
African economies have grown rapidly over the past two decades. Growth between 2009 and 2017 averaged 3.8 percent per year, compared to the world average of 2.5 percent. Africa’s growth has been driven not only by high commodity prices but...
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A United Front: John Asafu-Adjaye on Africa at COP27
John Asafu-Adjaye, ACET Senior Fellow and climate & agriculture specialist, talks about the common African concerns, demands, and expectations at the upcoming climate conference in Egypt.
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