Richard Munang

About the Author Richard Munang

Dr. Richard Munang is Africa Climate Change & Development Policy Expert. He tweets as @RichardMunang

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Bridging Gaps in implementing the SDGs in Africa: The Environment Lens

September 2015 saw Africa’s Heads of States and Governments join their counterparts from across the globe to unanimously adopt the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) at the 70th UN General Assembly. This signaled a common global intent to transition into economic, social and environmental progress in the next 15 years: a united, mutually collective front against hunger, malnutrition, poverty, unemployment, disease, climate change, low agricultural productivity, degraded ecosystems and social inequity, among the notable challenges facing Africa.