African Voices

Shaping a climate resilient future. We bring together voices from across Africa, unified in their call for innovative solutions to climate challenges disproportionately affecting the continent. We advocate for Africa’s unique perspective and opportunities, highlighting the impact of collective action. Join us to hear the myriad voices shaping a resilient, sustainable future for Africa and to champion innovative, homegrown solutions to address the impacts of climate change. 

Florian Kroll

| DSI-NRF Centre of Excellence in Food Security

Dive into the heart of food systems evolution in Africa, exploring AFSTC’s mission driving positive change in Africa. Unearth key 2023 triumphs and unveil their roadmap, tackling challenges and seizing opportunities for a nourished future in 2024.

Million Belay

| Alliance For Food Sovereignty in Africa

Join us as we unpack agroecology and its co-benefits, the challenges facing the African food systems and the barriers to agroecology adoption.

Sekoetlane Phamodi

| New Economy Hub

Join us as we unpack the New Economy Hub and delve into its short-term and long-term goals. Discover how it collaborates with movements, amplifies public narratives, and anticipates a transformative impact at COP, ushering in ‘New Narratives for a New Economy.’

Dhesigen Naidoo

| South African Presidential Climate Commission

Join us for an in-depth discussion on South Africa’s JETP and its potential impact on climate funding in Africa. Explore lessons learnt, adaptations for multiple nations, strategic objectives for COP28, and the utilisation of Africa’s resources to advocate for climate resilience on a continental scale.

Sandra Lowitt

| Trade & Industrial Policy Strategies

Delve into the development of the Just Transition Transaction Framework. Explore how this methodology meets Africa’s climate financing needs, tailoring solutions for diverse challenges. Discover its role in shaping global climate finance discussions at COP28 and the key objectives African nations should prioritise.

James Walsh

| Power-to-X

Join us as we explore the vision for COP28 and the critical changes required to address Africa’s climate challenges. Learn how the ideal COP can contribute to Africa’s sustainable future and the progress in scaling up renewable energy.

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