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AfDB President Calls for Action On Climate Change

Speaking at the Ministerial Meeting on Climate Finance at the World Bank and IMF Annual Meeting in Lima, Peru, Adesina said that rising global temperatures are putting the livelihoods of hundreds of millions of Africans at risk. On Friday, Adesina said that controlling climate change is a non-negotiable priority, and announced that the Bank will triple its climate financing to reach $5 billion annually by 2020.

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2015 World Bank-IMF Annual Meetings in Lima, Peru from Oct9-11.

Photo: AfDB

2015 World Bank-IMF Annual Meetings in Lima, Peru from Oct9-11.

Photo: AfDB

2015 World Bank-IMF Annual Meetings in Lima, Peru from Oct9-11.

Photo: AfDB

2015 World Bank-IMF Annual Meetings in Lima, Peru from Oct9-11.

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