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.
Smart partnerships and innovative collaboration are key if Africa is to effectively tackle the deleterious impact of climate change on the agricultural sector, delegates heard at a side-event held on the margins of the historic SDGs Summit in New York.
At the conclusion of an intensive three-day workshop on tax regulation in the extractives industry, senior policy-makers from across West and Central Africa have called for greater regional cooperation and capacity development.
Ministers, senior government officials from across West Africa and representatives from the NEPAD Agency met in Dakar, Senegal, on Wednesday for the start of a three-day workshop focusing on tax regulation in the extractive industries.
The eastern Free State province in South Africa is home to cattle, horses, ragged mountains and rich agriculture land, however, the increasing effects of changing climate such as prolonged droughts have begun to threaten the livelihoods
“The Africa Climate-Smart Agriculture Alliance is the first such continental platform following the 2014 Malabo Declaration for mainstreaming climate change in agriculture,” said Mrs Estherine Fotabong at the first Africa CSA Alliance Forum