The global conference on climate change, COP21, opened Monday in Paris and expectations are high for a new climate agreement. The African Development Bank, led by its President, Akinwumi Adesina, is firmly committed to defending the interests of Africa and its citizens, who suffer the most from climate change. The message the Bank will deliver and the urgent situations it wishes to discuss as part of the COP21 agenda are set forth in detail in this position paper and this video.
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