Collaboration by various stakeholders is needed to rapidly scale-up the African agricultural sector to improve food security and resilience to climate change,” said Mrs Estherine Fotabong at the NEPAD CSA event held on the sidelines of COP2
The AU's NEPAD launches the African Resilient Landscapes Initiative (ARLI). This initiative will be implemented through forest and ecosystem restoration, biodiversity conservation, climate smart agriculture, and rangeland management.
To achieve the ambitious COP21 aim of keeping global warming below 2°C and minimizing the negative impact of climate change, a number of interventions and initiatives will be required to respond to climate change on the African continent.
The UNFCCC COP 21 meeting popularly known as the "Climate Change Meeting" commenced today at Le Bougert, Paris. The conference is attended by at least 147 Heads of States and world leaders who will express their views on climate change.
NEPAD Agency CEO Dr Ibrahim Mayaki today cautioned that failure to effectively deal with deepening unemployment among Africa’s growing youth population could seriously erode the economic gains achieved across the continent in recent years.
African Development Bank President Dr. Akinwumi Adesina on Saturday welcomed the idea that the infrastructure-related week-long meeting currently underway in Abidjan become a key annual event on Africa's development calendar.
The first-ever PIDA Week will be held at the AfDB headquarters in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire, from November 13 to 17, 2015, under the theme “Accelerating Infrastructure Implementation for Africa’s Integration”.