The World Bank Group, yesterday, made several announcements to scale up support for both climate adaptation and mitigation in Africa during the third One Planet Summit.

The world is letting down Africa’s smallholder farmers – and governments across the globe urgently need to more than double their spend on helping them adapt to the brutal daily realities of a clim

The African Development Bank (AfDB) on Thursday said it would provide $25 billion (2.5 trillion shillings) over the next five years to help in the global fight against climate change.

The selection of seed varieties adapted to a particular climate could be refined if farmers themselves assess their performance, using their plots as small, experimental laboratories.

The World Bank will more than double its commitment to climate adaptation and mitigation in Africa over the next five years to $22.5 billion.

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