IPCC Working Group III Fourth Lead Author Meeting Addis Ababa, Ethiopia,1-5 July 2013

The Working Group III (WG III) of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) focuses its work on the mitigation of climate change.

ClimDev partners vow to stay the course on climate change fight

Tunis, Tunisia 7 March 2013 (ECA) - The 4th Session of the Steering Committee Meeting of the Climate for Development in Africa (ClimDev-Africa) Initiative opened in Tunis, Tunisia, on Wednesday, March 6

Workshop on the Identification of Needs of African Group of Negotiators (AGN)

From the 21st – 23rd May, 2013, ACPC facilitated a meeting of the AGN in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The main goal of the workshop was to outline and agree on key areas where ACPC can support the AGN and identify strategies for rendering this support in the most effective and efficient manner.

Agriculture Expert Group Meeting in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia from 16 – 18 May 2013

Agriculture is important for all countries in Africa. In most countries, more than 80% of the economically active population, particularly small holder farmers and pastoralist rely on agriculture for livelihoods, employment and income.

$30 Million ACP contribution to fight climate change in Africa

H.E. Mrs. Tumusiime Rhoda Peace, Commissioner for Rural Economy and Agriculture African Union Commission and Chair of the ClimDev Steering Committee

The Executive Secretary of the African Carib­bean Pacific (ACP) Dr. Mohamed Ibn Chambas on 11 February 2013, handed over a Letter of Confirmation by which his institution offers the ClimDev Special Fund the sum of 20 Million Euro ($30 mil­lions) ...

Partners say investment in climate services is in everyone’s interest

A cross section of experts and African policy­makers who were at the Doha climate talks agreed that substantial investments in cli­mate services for Africa’s devel­opment would serve the inter­ests of users and stakeholders even beyond the continent.

Highlights of the ACPC participation in COP18

As in previous years, ECA, through the Af­rican Climate Policy Centre (ACPC) and other ClimDev Partners took the lead in providing technical as­sistance that buttressed Africa’s negotiating...

Theory of Change (TOC) retreat thrills ACPC staff

The staff of ACPC be­gan the New Year with a three-day soul-searching session on how best to deliver on the ClimDev's promise to help Africa tackle climate change impacts.

Outreach, communication and institutional visibility

Working within the framework of ClimDev-Africa Programme the ACPC team concentrated its communica­tion efforts in four main areas...

Lingering fears about diminished enthusiasm in COPs as developed countries renege on financial promises

Long after the dust has set­tled on the Doha Con­ference, the message put out by Dr. Emmanuel Dlamini, Chair of the African Group of Negotiators at the end of the parley ....