Capacity building for a net-zero Africa (Regional perspective: Africa)

2nd November 2021

Many African countries who signed the Paris Agreement have set out on an ambitious plan to reduce their carbon emissions to zero by 2050. Despite many pledges and efforts by governments to tackle the causes of global warming, GHG emissions are still growing drastically. What can African countries do to accelerate the implementation of those ambitious targets?

How can they prepare their populations and workforces to face some of the unavoidable changes and empower them to be enablers of a successful transition?


  • Sean Cleary, Strategic Concepts


  • Abubakar Sambo, Nigeria Member Committee, World Energy Council
  • David Muthike, KenGen
  • Elham Ibrahim, World Energy Council
  • Victoria Shiimi, Ministry of Mines and Energy, Namibia

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