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22/03/2019 - The public sector cannot provide enough finance to make African countries resilient to climate change impacts, and funding from the private sector is hard to come by. At the same time, many grassroot adaptation initiatives are being developed and some of these are making a big difference.

Categories: Climate Change, Adaptation Benefit Mechanism (ABM)

20/03/2019 - The African Development Bank has called for global collaboration to ensure consistent and coordinated support to African countries in the implementation of their Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs).

Categories: Kenya, Climate Change

20/03/2019 - While climate change poses a major threat to Africa’s economic development and infrastructure, it also offers substantial greenfield investment opportunities supporting climate action The infrastructure financing gap in Africa is enormous, estimated at an additional $60–100 billion per annum to meet basic infrastructure needs. These requirements will increase in response to socio-economic changes and the need to move towards a low carbon and climate-resilient economy.

Categories: Climate Change, African Financial Alliance on Climate Change (AFAC)

20/03/2019 - The African Development Bank is pleased to announce the nomination of Professor Anthony Nyong, Director for Climate Change and Green Growth, as one of the ‘100 Most Influential People in Climate Policy 2019’ by Apolitical, a peer-to-peer learning platform for governments.

Categories: Climate Change

19/03/2019 - Du 19 au 23 février 2019, s’est tenue la 1e édition de la Semaine malienne des énergies renouvelables (SemR) à Bamako, au Mali, sur le thème « Investissons durablement dans l’avenir énergétique du Mali »

Categories: Mali, Climate Change, Energy & Power, Climate Investment Funds (CIF)

14/03/2019 - The African Development Bank will double its climate finance commitments for the period 2020-2025, the Bank’s President announced today at the One Planet Summit taking place in Nairobi. Akinwumi A. Adesina said that the Bank would commit at least US$25 billion towards climate finance.

Categories: Kenya, Climate Change, Energy & Power

13/03/2019 - Au lendemain de la première conférence des Chefs d’Etat et de Gouvernement des pays membres de la Commission Climat pour la Région du Sahel, tenue le 25 février 2019 à Niamey, au Niger, la Banque africaine de développement a co-présidé une table ronde des bailleurs de fonds portant sur le financement du Plan d’investissement climat pour la région (PIC-RS 2018-2030), et le Programme prioritaire pour catalyser les investissements climatiques au Sahel (PPCI 2020-2025).

Categories: Niger, Climate Change, Climate Investment Funds (CIF)

13/03/2019 - The President of the African Development Bank Dr. Akinwumi Adesina, will lead a delegation to the One Planet Summit (OPS 2019), which will take place in Nairobi, Kenya on 14 March 2019 as part of the 4th session of the United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA-4), running from 11 to 15 March 2019.

Categories: Kenya, Climate Change, Energy & Power, The President

11/03/2019 - Africa Climate Week 2019 will take place between 18–22 March in Accra, Ghana, with a dynamic programme of activities.

Categories: Ghana, Climate Change, Partnerships

08/02/2019 - The Climate Investment Funds’ “The Power of 10: Shaping the Future of Climate Action” event took place on 28-29 January, 2019 in Ouarzazate, Morocco at the Noor concentrated solar power complex, the largest plant of its type in the world, providing renewable energy to more than 2 million households. The summit convened over 300 climate leaders from the public and private sectors for action-oriented dialogue on fighting climate change.

Categories: Morocco, Climate Change, Energy & Power, Partnerships, Climate Investment Funds (CIF)

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