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Davinah Milenge Uwella

A balancing act: implementing climate change commitments while striving to end poverty!

Sometimes as a quick-fix solution to ending poverty, the world’s poor countries including Least Developing Countries (LDCs) resort to cheap but unsustainable exploitation of natural resources: develop now and clean up later! This approach may have been used by developed nations years ago, but times have changed.

Innovative financing key to meeting climate adaptation targets for African countries

Despite having well defined national climate goals, African countries continue to struggle to raise the financing needed to meet their targets, particularly for climate adaptation.

This will be the key message for climate experts and representatives from around the world, attending the Africa Climate Week 2019 currently underway in Accra, Ghana under the theme “Climate Action in Africa: A Race We Can Win”.