Plant Pests, Diseases Have an Ally in Climate Change - Experts

Pests and plant diseases that are unwittingly transported between continents and countries can cause untold havoc and the effects of climate change will likely hasten their spread.

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"Africa alone cannot carry the burden of adapting to climate change. There must be global climate justice for Africa. Africa has developed an effective mechanism - the African Risk Capacity Insurance - to help countries cope with extreme weather events, through insurance for catastrophic events" - AfDB President Akin Adesina

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