Sep 23

Scaling-up Adaptation in Africa

Scaling-up Adaptation Action in Africa took place on September 5th, 1430hrs – 15:30hrs on the sidelines of the Africa Climate Summit


Jun 23

Pan-African Forum on Climate Financing

A Pan-African forum that brought together National Designated Authorities (NDAs) from 23 countries participating in the Pan-African Readiness led by the Africa Adaptation Initiative (AAI) was held from 23rd to 25th May in Lomé, Togo.


Jun 23

Second Africa Adaptation Initiative Virtual South-South Peer Capacity Exchange Programme (SSEP)

With the financial support of the European Union (EU) and financial and technical support of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), the Africa Adaption Initiative (AAI) through the project, Enhancing Knowledge and Evidence to Scale-up Climate Change Adaptation in Africa, organized the second virtual South-South Peer Capacity Exchange Programme (SSEP) which took place on 5-6 April 2023, facilitated by Sustainable Solutions for Africa (SSA).


Feb 23

COP27 Summary

COP27 was an exciting and critical time for the Africa Adaptation Initiative (AAI) and a number of key milestones were achieved. At the conference in Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt, President Biden pledged US$25 million to the AAI Food Security Accelerator, the European Union and Germany each committed €5 million (US$5.25M) of funding, and George Soros’ Open Society Foundations pledged a further US$4.5 million, bringing total new finance commitments of around US$40 million. At the conference we also presented the executive summary of the AAI State of Adaptation in Africa Report 2022 and celebrated the launch of our new steering committee.

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