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At the recently concluded 15th Delhi Sustainable Development Summit (DSDS), while chairing a high level panel discussion on Achieving SDGs in Africa, Dr. Fatima Denton underscored the role of sustainable development, economic transformation, inclusive development and quality of development and creation of financial architecture to ensure inclusive development for Africa.
H.E. Ms Tumusiime Rhoda Peace further highlighted the detrimental effects of climate change on the agricultural sector in Africa. She felt that climate finance would be most important to increase the resilience and reduce vulnerability of the African nations. More...

London, United Kingdom, 20th November 2014 (IIED) - Hundreds of policy-makers, researchers and academics gathered in London on 20 November to hear climate expert Fatima Denton give IIED's 2014 Barbara Ward Lecture and call for the narrative on Africa and climate change to be rewritten. Read more here.