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Global Leaders Welcome President Kenyatta as Global Champion for the Africa Adaptation Acceleration Program

President Kenyatta has been a key driving force behind the AAAP, an Africa-led, Africa-owned initiative jointly developed by the Global Center on Adaptation (GCA) and the African Development Bank (AfDB)

Global Center on Adaptation (www.GCA.org) CEO Professor Patrick Verkooijen welcomed President Uhuru Kenyatta as the Global Champion for the Africa Adaptation Acceleration Program (AAAP) at the Leaders Dialogue on Adaptation Action in Africa in Nairobi on Thursday, 07 July. President Kenyatta has been a key driving force behind the AAAP,…

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The Global Center on Adaptation to Help Smallholder Farmers in Ethiopia Adapt to Climate Risk and Enhance Food Security

The project valued at $600 million aims to increase the resilience of Ethiopia’s food systems and its preparedness for food insecurity

The Global Center on Adaptation (GCA) (www.GCA.org) today announced that it is providing technical advisory support to a new World Bank’s investment project in Ethiopia. The project valued at $600 million aims to increase the resilience of Ethiopia’s food systems and its preparedness for food insecurity. As a result of…

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Global Center on Adaptation to increase share of adaptation and resilience investments in Côte d'Ivoire’s EUR 2 billion Sustainable Bond Program

GCA will support the Republic of Côte d’Ivoire on ESG projects identification, with a focus on climate change and adaptation related projects, through a two-phase intervention

The Global Center on Adaptation (GCA) (GCA.org) signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Ministry of Economy and Finance of the Republic of Côte d'Ivoire to enhance and increase the share of adaptation and resilience investments financed by the country’s forthcoming EUR 2 billion Sustainable Bond Program. Côte d’Ivoire’s Nationally…

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Global Center on Adaptation (GCA) CEO Welcomes President Kenyatta as Global Champion for the Africa Adaptation Acceleration Program

President Kenyatta will carry forward his bold leadership on climate adaptation in Kenya to mobilize the global community to honor their commitment of doubling global climate finance

Global Center on Adaptation (www.GCA.org) CEO Dr Patrick Verkooijen welcomed President Uhuru Kenyatta as the Global Champion for the Africa Adaptation Acceleration Program (AAAP) at the high-level bilateral meeting hosted by the President at State House in Nairobi on Monday, May 16. In this role, President Kenyatta will carry forward…

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Senegal Leading Africa’s Path to a Resilient Recovery

President Macky Sall and GCA CEO Patrick Verkooijen, joined forces to unlock $1bn in climate finance for Senegal under the Africa led and Africa owned Africa Adaptation Acceleration Program (AAAP)

Senegal is on the front lines of the global climate challenge and will play a critical role in leading Africa’s response, Patrick Verkooijen – CEO of the Global Center on Adaptation (https://GCA.org) said in closing remarks in Dakar, after meeting President Macky Sall on Friday. Cutting climate finance risks stoking…