Q&A: Africa Climate Week and why it matters in the lead-up to COP27 later this year

Africa Climate Week starts at the end of August in Gabon. The event is an opportunity for African countries to set out key climate topics like how to deal with climate risks, moving to a low-emission economy and other key challenges. A major theme will also be looking at how to close financial gaps related to tackling climate change. 

The M&G asked Portia Adade Williams, a research scientist at the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research in Ghana and visiting research fellow at the African Climate and Development Initiative of the University of Cape Town, to explain why Africa Climate Week is important.

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