Conservation aid cuts worry African states

Kenya is among African countries pushing for ways to fight climate change, as developed countries are blamed for cutting climate funds.

 Kenya’s director for Multilateral Environment Agreements Richard Mwendandu said African countries have invested for decades in meetings to discuss and find solutions to “the devastating impacts of climate change and loss of biodiversity”.

 “While it is not my wish to dwell on the past and lament loudly how Africa has borne the brunt of climate change, it should clearly be known that Africa has contributed the least to the causes, a mere three percent,” he said on Monday during the Seventh Special Session of the African Ministerial Conference on the Environment

 It was also noted that funds from developed countries, which largely blamed for the mess,…

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