First African Climate Summit kicks off in Nairobi, Kenya

A climate conference has begun in Nairobi to discuss the future of the African continent, which has been plagued by drought and barrenness.

The conference, which is hosted by Kenya, to be held for three days from today.

More than 20 African leaders, ministers, delegates and climate change advocates from many countries will participate in the conference.

Countries like Ethiopia, Somalia and Kenya have experienced the worst drought in 40 years.

As a result, a food security crisis has occurred in the Horn of Africa and other African countries, about 10 million animals died.

According to the African Development Bank, countries will lose upto $15 billion in economic losses each year due to climate change-related disasters.

If climate change cannot be prevented, the damages will increase to $50 billion by 2030.

At the conference, African leaders are expected to support efforts to quickly recover from and cope with climate change.

While the stakeholders are deliberating on decisions that focus on the solutions and actions of the conference is expected that the “Nairobi Declaration” which embraces this will be approved on the last day of the conference.

The United Nations International Conference on Climate Change or COP28 will be held in Dubai, the United Arab Emirates, next December.

Africa is being affected by greenhouse gas emissions from the industries of developed countries.

The COP28 conference in Dubai, procedures that allow developed countries to register the losses and pay compensation for climate change damage to developing countries will be approved.

By ethionegari@gmail.com

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