May 20

Global Center on Adaptation Raises $25 Billion To Support Climate Change Programmes In Africa

By Susan Nyawira

The Global Center of Adaptation (GCA) has raised $25billion to support climate change programmes in Africa by the 27th United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP27).

The first funds are expected to  be released next month under the Africa Adaptation Acceleration Program(AAAP)

GCA CEO Patrick Verkooijen has welcomed President Uhuru Kenyatta as a Global Champion for the Program during a high-level bilateral meeting at State House in Nairobi.

In Kenya, the University of Nairobi will support the team as they develop initiatives targeting food security, and job creation among others.

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Source: Capital Business (link opens in a new window)

climate change, food security