COP28 | “It’s like receiving a bicycle without tires”: calls for funding from Africa are increasing

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COP28 takes place at Expo 2020 Dubai from November 30 to December 12.

COP28 takes place at Expo 2020 Dubai from November 30 to December 12.

Time is running out as COP28 negotiations draw to a close, but the African Group of Negotiators is not backing down on its demands for an ambitious global adaptation goal (OGA) and the financial means to achieve it .

Speaking at a press briefing on Tuesday morning from Dubai, United Arab Emirates, Collins Nzovu, Zambia’s Minister of Green Economy and Environment and Chairman of the African Group of Negotiators (AGN), stressed that the The success of COP28 depends on the results of the GGA. .

GGA is based on the understanding that climate impacts are already occurring, and therefore communities must be able to adapt to impacts such as droughts, floods and other extreme weather events. Clear targets should be set in areas or themes such as food, water, ecosystems and biodiversity, human settlements and infrastructure, health and livelihoods.

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