Africa Progress Panel Newsletter

STRIVE MASIYIWA:  Green investment is the only bet 

In every sphere of life, Africans are great innovators and entrepreneurs. You only have to step into an African market to see and hear that ingenuity.

MICHEL CAMDESSUS: Climate Actions is more urgent than ever – and we know what to do.

It’s clear what countries have to do this week in Morocco at COP22, the latest global climate talks. They have to turn the Paris pledges into immediate action.

PETER EIGEN: Protect fish stocks to build climate resilience along African coasts.

The fishing communities dotted along Africa’s often inhospitable coastline have overcome many challenges before. But they now face some of their most difficult challenges ever.

LINAH MOHOHLO:  it is important to ensure that climate finance meets Africa’s needs.

Climate change is the biggest problem we have ever had to face, as communities, countries and the planet. This means it is an expensive problem given that adjusting economies to limit greenhouse gas emissions costs money.