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Aug 22

Call For Applications: Training on Climate And Disaster Risk Financing (CDRF)

Apply to participate in an online Short Course Training on “Climate And Disaster Risk Financing (CDRF)” which will take place between 12th September 2022 and 27th October 2022. There will be four versions of the CDRF short course where each version of the course will be focused on a particular region (Eastern Africa, Anglophone North and West Africa, Francophone North, West and Central Africa, and Southern Africa) and or language group (English, French, and Portuguese). Participants attending the course will be assigned to a training course which reflects the region they are a citizen of and or whether they speak either English, French or Portuguese.

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May 22

Call for inputs to the State of Adaptation in Africa Report

The Africa Adaptation Initiative (AAI), supported by UNDP and the EU is preparing the State of Adaptation in Africa Report (SoAR) that aims to inform the African Heads of States, the African Group of Negotiators (AGN), policymakers and others, helping to accelerate adaptation that supports development priorities in the region as outlined in the African Union’s Agenda 2063.

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Apr 22

Adaptation finance is key for a resilient development in Africa

The recent report by the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) reminded us again how millions of people across Africa are highly vulnerable to the impacts of climate change, with increasing food and water insecurity, adversely affecting health and wellbeing, displacing communities and constraining development.

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Feb 22

What’s in store for the AAI in 2022? The Technical Expert Group members provide recommendations

The AAI is implementing the project Enhancing Knowledge and Evidence to Scale-Up Climate Change Adaptation in Africa supported by the EU and UNDP. The TEG of this project which includes representatives of the European Union, the Global Center on Adaptation (GCA), the AAI Champion, Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) and Stockholm Environment Institute (SEI) met and provided advice and recommendations for the planned activities for this year.

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