The Special Envoy for Climate of the US President Joseph Biden, Secretary John Kerry met with the President of the African Development Bank, Akinwumi Adesina, virtually today, ahead of this year’s global climate summit, COP 26.  They discussed Africa’s climate emergency, COP26 preparations and how the United States can help close the annual $27 billion climate finance gap for Africa.
Adesina praised President Biden’s bold announcement of the doubling of the US government’s contribution to climate finance to $11.4 billion a year by 2024.

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Author: The African Development Bank