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COP26: Climate emergency demands policy shift to adaptation, say leaders

Global Centre on Adaptation (GCA)

Global leaders on Monday, September 6, 2021, gathered in Rotterdam, the Netherlands, to participate in the Global Centre on Adaptation (GCA) High Level Dialogue themed: “An Adaptation Acceleration Imperative for COP26”. With less than a hundred days to go until the world’s most significant summit on climate change, the Dialogue established that the success of COP26 will be determined by ...

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Stepping up global efforts, only way to safeguard environment – UN President

Volkan Bozkir

The President of the UN General Assembly, Mr Volkan Bozkir, says stepping up global efforts to combat land degradation is the only way to safeguard health and the environment against future threats. President of the General Assembly, Volkan Bozkir. convened the Dialogue Bozkir spoke on Monday, June 14, 2021 at the UN headquarters in New York at a high level ...

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High-Level Dialogue on Desertification: Reversing land degradation crucial to fighting climate change

Volkan Bozkir

Climate change, overuse and conversion for agriculture, cities and infrastructure mean that one fifth of the planet’s land area is degraded. This damage, which also drives drought and desertification, harms the livelihoods of almost half the planet’s population. However, as much as one billion hectares can be restored over the next 10 years if there is political will. President of ...

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Africa to double agricultural productivity as $17bn is pledged to increase food security

Akinwumi Adesina

A coalition of multilateral development banks and development partners has pledged over $17 billion in financing on Friday, April 30, 2021 during a high-level forum, in an apparent bid to address rising hunger on the African continent and to improve food security. AfDB President, Dr. Akinwumi A. Adesina, speaking during the high-level dialogue on Feeding Africa These funds were pledged ...

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