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CoP21 and what is at stake for Africa: reconsidering approaches

In less than 100 days, the world is expected to agree upon a new climate protocol which will succeed the Kyoto protocol and govern the global climate regime post 2020. In investigating Africa’s stake in this global compact, the continent’s priorities within the context of available developmental and negotiating mechanisms should be considered given the vulnerability of this region to climate change impacts.

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Africa Skies: An untapped, underutilised glaring opportunity

Under the changing climate no stone need to be left unturned. A liberalized African commercial airspace and developed airports represent an authentic, relatively affordable under exploited route for enhancing transport connectivity in the region, growing domestic and international trade, including trade in agriculture and affordable transportation in the continent, thus contributing toward inclusive socio-economic development for Africa