25/11/2013 - The African Development Bank (AfDB) organized an international workshop on November 5 and 6 in Tunis focused on promoting the use of the Payment for Environmental Services (PES) mechanism.
21/11/2013 - Achieving food security and more resilient agriculture requires both adaptation to climate change and lower emission intensities per output. This rationale, brought to the forefront by the African Development Bank (AfDB), during Africa Day, requires a major shift towards more efficient use of land, water, soil nutrients and genetic resources, together with considerable changes in governance, legislation, policies and financial mechanisms.
20/11/2013 - The African Development Bank’s green growth side event at the 19th Conference of Parties (COP 19) in Warsaw, Poland, provided a strong case for the collective objective of ensuring the transition to green growth and sustainable development in Africa.
Categories: Poland, Climate Change, Environment, Private Sector, Climate Investment Funds (CIF), Green Growth Initiative, Green Bond Program, Global Environment Facility (GEF), Sustainable Energy Fund for Africa, Congo Basin Forest Fund
- From: 11/11/2013
- To: 22/11/2013
- Location: Warsaw, Poland
The African Development Bank (AfDB) will promote Africa’s green growth agenda at the 19th session of the Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC – COP 19) taking place this week and next in Warsaw, Poland.
Categories: Poland, Climate Change, Environment, Energy & Power, Climate Investment Funds (CIF), Green Growth Initiative, Green Bond Program, Global Environment Facility (GEF), Sustainable Energy Fund for Africa, Congo Basin Forest Fund
12/12/2011 - « Nous ne pouvons pas combattre le changement climatique en condamnant l’Afrique à la pauvreté », a déclaré le président de la Banque africaine de développement, Donald Kaberuka, présent à la Conférence des Nations unies sur le changement climatique, qui se clôt aujourd’hui à Durban, en Afrique du Sud.
08/12/2011 - The battle against deforestation in Africa has taken a step nearer to victory with a new pact aiming at greater protection for the world’s second biggest rain forest. The Congo Basin forest area covers more than 200 million hectares in central Africa and is vital to world ecology and a stable climate. But Africa’s forests have been shrinking steadily over the years.
05/12/2011 - Forests take up a huge amount of the continent, but are one of Africa’s most misunderstood and undervalued natural resources. At a discussion on deforestation at the climate change conference, or COP 17, in Durban, delegates learned that forests account for 23 percent of Africa’s land area. The largest are the forest ecosystems of the Congo Basin and Upper Guinea.
05/12/2011 - The UN-based fund that helps compensate developing countries combat deforestation should start fighting the causes as well as the effects. That was one of the main recommendations from forestry experts who gathered at the climate change conference, COP 17, in Durban.
10/12/2010 - The African Development Bank (AfDB) joined representatives from other multilateral development banks (MDB) on Monday, 6 December 2010, in a joint side event on “Scaling-up International Climate Finance” during the ongoing COP16 Climate Conference. It was an opportunity to share with stakeholders how MDBs are collaborating to expand access to international financing and bolster investments in climate change mitigation and adaptation.
06/12/2010 - The African Development Bank (AfDB) will be holding its side event on the proposed Africa Green Fund on 9 December 2010 in Cancun, Mexico.