Morocco to raise $30bn for agriculture adaptation in Africa

A new initiative aims at mobilising US $30 billion to help the agriculture sector in African countries to adapt to climate change.

The initiative has been launched by the Moroccan Government, which will also host COP22.

During COP22, talks will be held in order to discuss African agricultural climate adaptation, and promising strategies will be showcased, so as to deliver food security throughout the continent.

The African agricultural sector aims at focusing on innovative solutions, focussing on science and technology.

According to the Media Advisory Team of COP22, 100 per cent of countries on the continent already include agriculture in their Nationally Determined Contributions.

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