Climate change has had an immense impact of Africa’s economics. Combined, the continent emits about four percent of all global emissions but has seen adverse impacts of climate change. The continent comprises 54 countries with diverse ecosystems – from deserts, coastal environments, mountain environments, savanna grasslands, and forests.
Africa is growing. Anthony Nyong, the Climate Change and Green Growth Director at the African Development Bank, says the continent deserves the space to grow. Part of that growth will require some levels of emissions being generated. But, what opportunities for investments exists?
This Episode is part of a five part series on green economy made possible by a collaboration between the Africa Climate Conversations and the continents premier development finance institution – the African Development Bank group in particular its climate change and green growth department.