Nov 22

The Africa Adaptation Initiative (AAI) holds its inaugural steering committee meeting at COP27

The steering committee was appointed at the eighteenth session of the African Ministerial Conference on the Environment (AMCEN) meeting in September 2022. The committee is made up of representatives from the Republic of Gabon as AAI Champion as chair, the Arab Republic of Egypt as host of the AAI TSU, the African Union Commission, United Cities and Local Governments of Africa (UCLGA), and Pan Africa Climate Justice Alliance. To ensure full African regional representation in the composition of the Steering Committee. Some country representatives from Botswana, Kenya, and Liberia will also be part of the steering committee.


Nov 22

AAI Hosts Kick-off Meeting For The Pan-African Regional Programme And Launches The South-South Peer Capacity Exchange Programme In Morocco

With COP27 in Egypt just a few weeks away, the Africa Adaptation Initiative (AAI) hosted a four-day meeting in Rabat, Morocco, from October 3rd to October 6th, attended by over 65 participants, including African country representatives (National Designated Authorities of the Green Climate Fund), The Green Climate Fund (GCF), international development agencies and banks, global initiatives, research centres, and development partners.


Oct 22

The AAI shares the initial findings of a new report that is tailored to the context of Africa

September 2022 – The Africa Climate Week held in Libreville had almost an electrifying atmosphere with over 2,000 participants coming together for the week. With the COP27 less than 60 days away, Africa Climate Week was an important forum for the 54 African nations to convene and unify the continental voice on the urgency of climate implementation. The overarching message of this climate week was, ‘no more commitments, the time for implementation is now.’


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.