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Africa Carbon Forum – Collaborative climate action for sustainable development in Africa

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The 9th Africa Carbon Forum will focus on how engagement between State and non-State actors can be further strengthened in the key sectors for Africa (energy, agriculture and human settlements), including the role of future carbon markets to achieve enhanced climate action, towards the goals of sustainable development.
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Developing Countries Urgently Need Finance to Green Power Sectors

Eurus Wind FarmCountries in Asia, Africa and Latin America and the Caribbean urgently need financial support to green their power sectors and thereby implement their national climate action plans under the Paris Climate Change Agreement. This is a key finding of a report on the nationally determined contributions survey conducted by the Nairobi Framework Partnership in 2016.

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Governments See CDM as Crucial for Paris Goals – New Project Portfolio Launched in Marrakech

Government officials meeting in Marrakech have said that the UN’s Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) has a key role in helping countries achieve the goals of the Paris Climate Change Agreement, which is to limit the global average temperature rise to 1.5 to 2 degrees Celsius. Read more

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Climate Change Response Requires Finance, Cooperation and Participation

acfplenary30 June 2016 – Success tackling climate change and achieving sustainable development in Africa will take finance, cooperation and real engagement with non-state actors, participants heard in high-level sessions that wrapped up this year’s Africa Carbon Forum. Read more

Climate Action Can Drive Sustainable Development in Africa

banner_2828 June 2016 – Action on climate change in the form of green policy, finance and market approaches can drive sustainable development in Africa, government, business and civil society representatives heard on the opening day of Africa Carbon Forum. Read more

Paris Agreement to Drive Development, Asia Pacific Carbon Forum

5983298210_7d8ecd6dde_b5 September 2016 – The Paris Climate Change Agreement has put fresh wind in the sails of climate policy, which governments and the private sector are seeking to harness to drive development at the Asia Pacific Carbon Forum, 5-7 September 2016, Jeju Island, Republic of Korea. Read more