There is no doubt that climate change has a profound effect and impact on Southern countries, especially in Africa, where it threatens the lives and livelihoods of more than 100 million people living in extreme poverty.

Currently, African economies are extremely vulnerable to climate change, according to the World Bank, the continent could face a 2.3 TP3T decline in its GDP by 2050 due to climate impacts. The United Nations Economic Commission for Africa warns that climate change could lead to an annual loss of $50 billion in the African agricultural sector alone.

As climate events such as droughts, floods and extreme temperatures become more frequent and severe across the continent, this panel will bring together experts from the public and private sectors to discuss how best to strengthen climate resilience and strategies. of adaptation throughout the continent, as well as the investment opportunities that arise.

Article source: invest africa