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A summary of how Africa has fared at COP so far (as of Dec 14)

These are new announcements made in the second week of COP28.

These are new announcements made in the second week of COP28. For our list of announcements made in the first week please click here

Pan-African high-profile announcements

  • Green Climate Fund Allocates $100 million to tackle food loss in African Nations

  • UAE Ministry of State announces $200 million pledge to support health sector in Africa

  • World Bank unleashes $100M for Climate-Smart Agriculture in Africa 

Individual African country announcements

  • Senegal

    • Standard Chartered and ICIEC partner for transformative solar electrification project in Senegal

    • makes its entry on the international sustainable finance market with EUR 400 million partial credit guarantee from the African Development Bank

  • Republic of the Congo: MW Energy, a Masdar subsidiary, Africa50 and the Ministry of Energy & Hydraulics of the Republic of Congo signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to develop 500MW of renewable energy capacity in the country.

  • Mozambique: Infinity Power, a Masdar Infinity company, the largest pure-play renewable energy company in Africa, has announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Mozambique's Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources. This agreement aims to explore potential opportunities for up to 1GW of renewable projects in Mozambique.

  • Zambia: Masdar, ZESCO and International Resource Holdings, an affiliate of International Holding Company, to collaborate in the Zambian market through the decarbonization of mining operations in the country. Masdar will look to supply green electricity from renewable energy projects to power IRH mines.

  • Malawi inks forest restoration carbon offset deal covering 3% of land

  • Egypt launches integrated voluntary carbon market, as observers flag potential conflict of interest

  • South Africa: African Development Bank approves $1 billion guarantee from the United Kingdom to support SA’s Just Energy Transition

  • Niger: Bago unveils Niger State Green economy initiative

  • Ivory coast: African Development Bank approves €165 million in loans to accelerate industrial diversification and boost competitiveness and job creation

  • Rwanda: Secures $250 Million from AfDB to Bolster Water and Sanitation Access

  • Somalia: UK commits £7.4 million to aid the country’s climate resilience through AfDB's disaster risk financing programme

Developing-country announcements

  • USAID Commits $53 Million for Climate Resilience in Cities Across Asia, Africa, Latin America, and the Caribbean

  • Declaration on Sustainable Agriculture, Resilient Food Systems, and Climate Action: the leaders have mobilized more than $2.5 billion to begin addressing agriculture-related climate issues, summit officials announced.