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-AfDB-African presidents and global leaders support bold action on climate change adaptation for Africa

Apr 08, 2021 - ENP Newswire

In a historic and united show of solidarity for a continent that contributes only 5% to global emissions, more than 30 heads of state and global leaders committed to prioritize actions that help African countries adapt to the impacts of climate change and 'build forward better.'

Africa now faces the dual onslaught of climate change - currently estimated at between $ 7 billion and $ 15 billion each year - and Covid-19, which has claimed 114,000 lives. The African Development Bank expects th...