Unveiling the Hidden Treasures of Climate Adaptation: The Potency of Innovation

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Unveiling the Hidden Treasures of Climate Adaptation: The Potency of Innovation

October 29, 2021 @ 11:00 am 12:00 pm

This month webinar will cover SDG 9 and as always SDG13. Climate Change presents one of the greatest threats to human security and sustainable affluence in the 21st century. African countries are more vulnerable to climate disasters because of their higher rates of poverty, greater social inequality, lack of “climate-defense” infrastructure, and lack of access to insurance. Despite Africa bearing no historical responsibility for climate change, they still have to deal with its consequences. Still, with these threats emerges opportunities…

The case study for this webinar is Ghana, officially the Republic of Ghana, is a country in West Africa. It spans the Gulf of Guinea and the Atlantic Ocean to the south, sharing borders with the Ivory Coast in the westBurkina Faso in the north, and Togo in the east.[10] Ghana covers an area of 238,535 km2 (92,099 sq mi), spanning a diverse geography and ecology that ranges from coastal savannahs to tropical rain forests.

Join us for this exciting webinar and a live Q & A!!!

Event – October 29, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM EST

Speaker: Solomon Owusu Amankwah, Executive Director of AGIs Ghana Young Entrepreurs Roundtable on SDGs and Consultant for Ghana Bamboo bikes

Solomon Owusu-Amankwaah is an experienced development scientist and business strategist who has held successful positions in industry and the non-governmental sector and made notable contributions both as a co-entrepreneur and a manager. He has co-authored important publications with his American collaborators and supports the management of high-profile Networks funded by the World Bank and local Agencies as a Top Executive, most notably the Climate Innovation Enterprise Network of Ghana (CIENOG). He has for several years being a strong voice in the areas of climate action and environmental sustainability through his collaborative projects with UNDP/SGP and the Canada Fund for Local Initiatives (CFLI). Several emerging companies have sought for his advisory services as either an external Advisor or a Board Member.


Facilitator: Obie Agusiegbe, CEO of EnvironFocus

We look forward to seeing you there!

Contact us at programs@environfocus.com if you have any questions!

Go to EnvironFocus Webinar to know more.

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Free

Organizations interested in a part 2 of this session can register to attend this session:
How organizations can harness available opportunities inherent in adapting and mitigating Climate Change in Africa