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African countries are taking ambitious action towards sustainably resolving the climate crisis. This was evident at COP24, where the rulebook for the Paris Agreement was agreed upon by the world’s climate negotiators. The rulebook addresses critical issues for the continent, including greenhouse gas emissions reporting and climate finance. This webinar will discuss the implications global climate talks have for African countries facing prolonged drought, heat waves, sea level rise and unpredictable rainfall, and help journalists to better understand how to report on these issues.

Date: February 13, 11:30 a.m. (Nairobi), 9:30 a.m. (Abuja), 10:30 a.m. (Johannesburg)

Moderator: David Akana, Managing Editor, InfoCongo

Language: English

Expert panel: Solomon Dawit, East Africa Regional Program Leader, CCAFS, Nairobi, Kenya

Evan Girvetz, Senior Scientist at CIAT, Nairobi, Kenya

Series of Webinars: Other elements of this series concern Latin America and the Caribbean as well as Asia.