Kenya urges African countries to establish climate change funds – Xinhua

NAIROBI, April 9 (Xinhua) — Kenya on Monday urged African countries to establish own climate change funding mechanism to save the continent from huge burdens on their economies.

Charles Mutai, the director of Climate Change in the Ministry of Environment, said the fund will help provide finance mechanisms for priority climate change priorities.

“The increased climate change vulnerability causes huge burdens in the continent hence the need for homegrown funding mechanism,” Mutai told delegates from African countries who are attending Africa Regional Forum on Climate Technology.

He said the funding can help accelerate the development, deployment and transfer of locally relevant climate and clean energy technologies in the continent.

Mutai revealed that Kenya has developed climate change fund…

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