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Advancing Africa’s NDCs: Interview with 2016 LEDS GP Fellow Abbas AbdulRafiu
Abbas AbdulRafiu, Principal Scientist at NESREA and 2016 Fellow for the Africa region, spent his Fellowship at the Science Policy Research Unit (SPRU) and Centre on Innovation and Energy Demand (CIED) at the University of Sussex, assessing how Nigeria could accelerate the implementation of its nationally determined contribution (NDC) and studying how similar African countries are approaching the task.
10:22 September 4, 2017
Call for applications: Africa Climate Change Leadership Program
The Africa Climate Leadership Program (AfriCLP) is a grants awards program that recognises and incentivises exemplary individuals and organisations to build leadership capacity in response to climate change. 
14:04 August 31, 2017
New Africa Mini-grids Community of Practice Launched
The Africa LEDS Partnership (AfLP), in collaboration with the LEDS GP Energy Working Group (EWG), hosted the inaugural meeting for the new Africa Mini-grids Community of Practice (AMG-CoP) a day before the ninth Africa Carbon Forum commenced in Cotonou, Benin.
10:34 July 25, 2017
Members of Africa LEDS Partnership boost climate finance skills
The LEDS GP, together with 4C-Maroc and GIZ, brought together AfLP members to explore how to unlock international climate finance and enhance climate finance readiness. LEDS GP's Leo Roberts reports.
09:07 March 15, 2017
Africa LEDS Project Scoping Meeting in Kenya
The Kenya modelling scoping meeting, designed as a Focus Group Discussion (FGD), was to clarify entry points for project intervention to ensure alignment with Kenya climate objectives & socio-economic priorities in NDC & LEDS plans, the National Development blue print and the Kenya vision 2030.
13:32 March 7, 2017
Africa LEDS Project Scoping Meeting in Ghana
A modelling scoping meeting for the Africa LEDS Project took place in Accra, Ghana, at the beginning of March with the objective of ensuring alignment between the project and the Ghanaian national plans, including the Ghana Vision 2020, the NDCs and the National Development blueprint.
10:40 March 6, 2017
REAL service collaborates with NDC Help Desk
The LEDS GP REAL service is collaborating with the NDC Help Desk to expand the services of both programs to member governments in providing high quality, no-cost expert advisory support
07:24 March 3, 2017
Exploring Africa’s options for unlocking climate finance
This feature, from the Africa LEDS Partnership’s Emma Baker, discusses the outcomes of our regional workshop, ‘How can Africa finance LEDS and NDCs implementation?’
10:52 December 5, 2016
COP22 blog: Supporting LEDS and NDC implementation in Africa
The Africa LEDS Partnership (AfLP) COP22 side event took place on Tuesday 8th November 2016 in Marrakech, Morocco. The event focused on the AfLP’s work in supporting the implementation of low
09:58 December 5, 2016
LEDS GP Fellowship 2016: Interview with Abbas AbdulRafiu
Abbas AbdulRafiu, LEDS GP 2016 Fellow for the Africa region, is the Principal Scientist/Head of Pollution Control at the National Environmental Standards and Regulations Enforcement Agency (NESREA), Nigeria. In this interview Abbas talks to our communications team about his background in low emission development and what he is working on in his Fellowship at the University of Sussex.
09:46 December 5, 2016
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