The 2019 Annual Meetings of the African Development Bank Group will be held from 11-14 June 2019, in Malabo, Republic of Equatorial Guinea. Find out more
Over the four-day event, economists, climate change experts and researchers will tackle the question of how Africa can grow and create much-needed jobs without adding to global environmental problems.
The AfDB chief economist said the African continent “suffers unfairly” from climate change. He explained that although Africa contributes only four percent of global greenhouse gases, it is at the “receiving end” of more than its fair share of climate change effects, such as scarce water and extreme weather variations. Read more
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Addis Ababa, Ethiopia - 25 October 2011 - Remarks by Mr. Abdoulie Janneh, United Nations Under-Secretary-Generaland Executive Secretary of the Economic Commission for Africa, at the African Economic Conference (28 kB)