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As the converging forces of climate change and conflict are reshaping development in the region, climate security has moved up the political agenda.
We spoke to Kishan Khoday, Regional Team Leader – Nature, Climate and Energy, about strategic priorities for countries in the region.
Increasing climate resilience, enhancing social cohesion, and creating income and economic opportunities
MENACW 2022 was held from 28 to 31 March in Dubai, hosted by the Government of the United Arab Emirates.
In 2021, seven countries in the Arab States region submitted more ambitious climate pledges with support from Climate Promise.
The turbine will demonstrate the viability of wind energy in Africa’s third largest nation, and is expected to provide power to 14,000 people.
HCENR and UNDP kickstart US$41.2 million project to improve the resilience of local communities in the face of climate change impacts.
A US$23.6 million initiative to improve protection for three national parks in Sudan will see over 20,000 sq. km of land and marine areas supported.
Agriculture in Sudan often relies on diesel-powered water pumps, but solar technology has increased land use and productivity by nearly 50%.
Addressing climate change can play an important role in preventing and mitigating health crises, with green solutions vital for recovery efforts.