‘It is time to break out of the shackles of low ambition.“ Those were the words of Kenya’s President William Ruto, galvanising action at the beginning of the Africa Climate Summit and Africa Climate Week. The Summit concluded with billions pledged and a Declaration signed by 19 Heads of State which included calls to reform […]
The Power of Waste in Nigeria with Phoenix Edison
Phoenix Edison is a project in Nigeria, aiming to provide a 24 megawatt (MW) waste-to-power plant processing 270,000 tons of solid waste annually. Spotlighting this, the Climate Champions are joined by Noble Ekajeh.
Africa Climate Week is the first of four Regional Climate Weeks coordinated by the UN Climate Change. It is taking place from 4-8 September 2023 in Nairobi, Africa, hosted by the Government of Kenya. The climate weeks, which will also take place in the Middle East and North Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean, and […]
Dr. Susan Chomba on Africa’s role in the climate crisis: Opportunities, challenges, and the path forward
Ahead of Africa Climate Week, Dr. Susan Chomba, Director of Vital Landscapes for Africa at WRI, discusses Africa’s unique position in the climate dialogue, the potential for transformative food systems, and the urgent need for regenerative practices.
Joyce Kamande explains how Safi Organics uses technology to decentralize fertilizer production in Kenya, serving 10,000 smallholder farmers by leveraging local resources and establishing production plants in villages.