The annual conference comes at a critical time for decisive international climate action. Record temperatures are being set regularly and the impacts of wildfires, floods and droughts are being felt across the globe. But here in Africa, most farmers don’t know how to deal with these adverse weather conditions and see Cop28 as just another gathering with a lot of talking and not enough action.
This week climate change experts will gather at the Conference of Parties 28th (Cop28) session in Dubai. However, many believe it might be too little too late, especially for African countries which are impacted by severe weather changes.
Preparation and adaptability remain the biggest hurdle farmers across Africa must endure, in many cases at the expense of their production and livelihood leading to more poverty and joblessness.
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