News & Events
25/11/2016 - Following the successful implementation of the first phase of the Africa Adaptation Initiative (AAI), which the promoters described as “a landmark scheme”, the second phase was launched on Thursday, November 16 2016 in Marrakech, Morocco. It was during a plenary session on the AAI, which formed part of the Africa Day at the UN climate change talks (COP22).
25/11/2016 - Following the successful implementation of the first phase of the Africa Adaptation Initiative (AAI), its promoters, amid a warm reception that greeted the landmark scheme in Marrakech on Thursday, November 16, 2016, are preparing to kick-off the next phase.
25/11/2016 - Pour réduire sa vulnérabilité en général et celle de son secteur agricole en particulier aux changements climatiques, l’Afrique a désormais pour elle l’Adaptation de l’agriculture africaine (AAA), lancée en avril 2016 à l’initiative du Maroc, qui mobilise des fonds afin d’aider les agriculteurs à faire face au changement climatique. Dans son sillage, l’Initiative africaine d’adaptation a été mise en scelle.
24/11/2016 - An historic first for the Conference of the Parties of the United Nations Agreement on Climate Change (COP), a Water Action Day was the highlight of the third day of COP22 in Marrakech, with November 9, 2016 dedicated to water. Several events were held throughout this Water Action Day, including a high level panel organized by the host country of this global summit on climate change in the United Nations blue zone.
18/11/2016 - Global finance mechanisms such as the Green Climate Fund and the Global Environmental Facility must support Africa to adapt to climate change and stop the displacement of public spending caused by climate change, African Development Bank Group President, Akinwumi Adesina, told the United Nations climate conference, which ended on November 18.
18/11/2016 - African Heads of State and Government marked Africa Day in the Africa Pavilion at the UNFCCC 22nd Conference of Parties (COP22) on 16th November with focused and strategic discussion on the ratification and roll out of the implementation of the Paris Agreement and the key continental initiatives to support member states’ efforts.
17/11/2016 - Your Majesty the King of Morocco, Your Excellencies, Presidents and Heads of Government, ladies and gentlemen! I wish to thank you, your Majesty the King for inviting the African Development Bank to this Summit and for hosting the COP22 here in beautiful city of Marrakech.
17/11/2016 - At the UN’s global climate conference this week, governments and development partners came together to examine the role of financing in shaping some of Africa’s groundbreaking renewables successes such as Morocco’s Noor Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) plant.
16/11/2016 - African leaders on Wednesday called for speedy action for the implementation of the commitments made at the COP21 in Paris, and urged the fulfillment of the pledges fulfillment of the G7 to provide the financial resources to provide electricity to the millions of Africans.
15/11/2016 - The UN climate talks entered their second week in Marrakech, with Ministers and delegates discussing the progress made since Paris. The African Development Bank and its partners are hosting the Africa Pavilion, which provides a space to address issues affecting the continent. Events kicked Monday with a discussion of urban resilience.