25/10/2013 - “Advancing African Climate Science Research and Knowledge to Inform Adaptation Decision-Making in Africa”, was the theme of the Africa Climate Conference (ACC 2013) held in Arusha, Tanzania from 15-18 October. The event that was co-sponsored by the African Development Bank (AfDB) sought to strengthen the link between the generation of climate knowledge and the needs of climate information users for timely, reliable and predictable information.
- From: 06/03/2013
- To: 07/03/2013
- Location: Tunis, Tunisia
The African Development Bank (AfDB) is hosting the fourth meeting of the Board of Program Directors of the Climate for Development in Africa Initiative (Clim-Dev) on March 6 and 7 in Tunis.
19/02/2013 - The African Development Bank (AfDB), the Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) and the African Union (AU) have, under the Climate for Development in Africa Program, undertaken a vibrant campaign for financial resources mobilization aimed at making viable the Special ClimDev-Africa Fund, a joint AU-AfDB-ECA initiative, administered by the African Development Bank. In accordance with AfDB procedures, UA 20 million (about US $30 million) were required to make this Fund operational.
15/06/2012 - The Swedish government has pledged to commit €7.5 million to a special fund of the Climate for Development in Africa Program (ClimDev-Africa) established to pool resources and finance demand-driven projects in Africa that intend to generate and disseminate climate information to all levels of society. This pledge and other expressions of interest and intent to partner with ClimDev-Africa in delivering objectives came during a high level roundtable hosted by ClimDev-Africa on 25 April 2012 in Stockholm, Sweden.
28/03/2012 - Aquatic plant proliferation is an environmental scourge. These weeds invade waterways and irrigation channels, impeding their economic operation. Fishermen have suffered rising costs, and farmers have to spend more time cleaning their irrigation canals, resulting in lost production and productivity.
01/11/2011 - Between 17 and19 October 2011, the Climate for Development in Africa (ClimDev Africa) Programme—a joint initiative of the African Development Bank (AfDB), the African Union Commission, the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa—held its first annual stakeholder forum on Climate Change and Development in Africa (CCDA-I). The conference theme, “Development First: Addressing Climate Change in Africa,” reflected the need for integrating development and climate policies and emphasized the importance of African ownership of policy formulation and the decision-making process.
15/10/2010 - La Coalition pour le dialogue sur l’Afrique (CoDA) a apporté jeudi à Addis-Abeba, où se tient le 7 ème Forum pour le développement de l’Afrique (ADF, en anglais), sa contribution à la mobilisation du continent pour relever les défis du changement climatique. Dans le cadre de cette contribution, le président du Conseil d’administration de CoDA, Festus Mogae, ancien chef de l’Etat du Botswana, a présidé une journée d’échanges sur les moyens à mobiliser pour aider les pays africains à réussir leur adaptation aux changements climatiques
15/10/2010 - “Africa has urgent and enormous climate change financing needs, but existing sources of financing and disbursement are inadequate,” said AfDB compliance and safeguards manager, Anthony Nyong, while speaking on financing climate change adaptation and mitigation action on Thursday, October 14, 2010 at the ongoing Seventh African Development Forum, in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
14/10/2010 - The African Development Bank (AfDB), the African Union Commission (AUC) and the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) on Wednesday October 13, 2010 in Addis Ababa, launched the Climate for Development in Africa (ClimDev-Africa) Programme at a ceremony held on the sidelines of the Seventh African Development Forum.
14/10/2010 - Recalling memories of the devastating impact of climate change on the economies of African countries, African Development Bank (AfDB) President, Donald Kaberuka, said climate change ought to be the defining factor of true leadership and good governance, globally.