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24 November 2020

It’s Time for Results as Sudan Enters Second Year of NDC Partnership

Sudan, the largest country in Africa, is most vulnerable to climate variability and change with drought and flooding being the biggest climate challenges. This dated photo shows displaced children fetching water following 2008 floods in Sudan. Courtesy: UN Photo/Tim McKulka


A new piece on the IPS News Agency outlines how Sudan—the largest country in Africa and the most vulnerable to climate variability and change—is taking actions to reduce emissions and do its part to combat climate change.

With support from the Climate Action Enhancement Package (CAEP), an initiative of the NDC Partnership, Sudan is one of 63 countries that have been given financial and technical assistance to submit enhanced NDCs and fast track their implementation. CAEP has brought together member countries and 40 partners that include International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA), the World Resources Institute, the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the U.N and the Nature Conservancy. In Sudan, the support is being implemented through the HCENR.

Abdelmajeed Osman and Areeg Gafaar, the coordinator for the NDC Partnership, are rushing to finish the plan by next year.

Sudan’s NDCs prioritise mitigation and adaptation as strategies. 

“By looking at mitigation, we look at the problems we have in Sudan through this lens. Sudan is facing increasing floods and droughts and this will affect food security and also in some places, rainfall is decreasing and people have to adapt accordingly,” Gafaar told IPS.

Read the entire article at http://www.ipsnews.net/2020/11/time-results-sudan-enters-second-year-ndc-partnership/.



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