Nov 21

The African Adaptation Initiative (AAI) Champion calls for a “Marshall Plan for climate” at the Cop26 World Leaders Summit

During the World Leaders Summit (1-2 November 2021) at the 26th Conference of the Parties (CoP) of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), His Excellency Ali BONGO ONDIMBA, President of the Gabonese Republic, Champion of the African Adaptation Initiative (AAI) highlighted how Gabon is committed to being one of the most carbon-positive country in the world and called on countries that contribute the most to global greenhouse gas emissions to increase their ambitions in line with the 1.5 degrees Celsius goal.


Apr 21

Leaders’ Dialogue on Africa COVID-Climate Emergency

The Leaders’ Dialogue on the Africa Covid-Climate Emergency is being convened on 6 April 2021 by the African Development Bank and GCA, in close collaboration with the United Nations and Africa Adaptation Initiative. It brings together African Heads of States and Governments, bilateral partners, heads of international organizations and development agencies. The Dialogue serves as a platform to present Africa’s needs to the global community to scale up and speed up actions, financing and partnership.

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Mar 21

GCA signs Memorandum of Understanding with African Adaptation Initiative

The African Adaptation Initiative and GCA consolidated their partnership with the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding to support African leadership to accelerate climate change adaptation across the continent.


Oct 20

Africa lines up partners and leads the region in accelerating climate adaptation

European Union, African Union Commission, The AAI Chair from the Gabonese Republic, UNDP and other partners voice strong commitment to drive enhanced knowledge to scale-up climate change adaptation in Africa in the first Strategic Advisory Committee meeting of the Africa Adaptation Initiative