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As COP28 opens in Dubai, Africa is left behind in global climate finance boom

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Issue 496 - 01 Dec 2023 - By John Hamilton | 7 minute read

A series of increasingly high-profile and commercialised UN climate change summits has driven a global boom in climate finance, but Africa is being left behind as a result of poor infrastructure, weak governance and other issues.

As discussions start at COP28 in Dubai, African Energy assesses the data and what needs to change if Africa is to hit its climate change targets.

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