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Experts Urge African Nations to Invest in Climate-Resilient Roads

Africa's current roads infrastructure meets only 17% of the continent's transport needs. However, according to Olufunso Somorin, the African Development Bank's East Africa Regional Principal Officer for Climate Change and Green Growth, the low figure has some upside. He says that the gap presents an opportunity for African countries to build climate-resilient roads as the impacts of climate change become more and more pronounced.

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