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AfDB to Help Boost Climate Change Adaptation Funding to $12.5bn

African Development Bank President Akinwumi Adesina on Tuesday pledged to boost funding commitments by $12.5bn to help countries adapt to the effects of climate change between 2020 and 2025. Addressing UN talks on climate change adaptation, Adesina said the Bank was doubling commitments to climate finance to $25bn for the five-year period, half of which would fund climate adaptation.

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African Development Bank at the 2019 United Nations General Assembly

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