UNESCO urges Africa to own Climate Change war

Oti- Boateng has urged Africa to look within for climate change solutions, instead of always looking elsewhere
Oti- Boateng has urged Africa to look within for climate change solutions, instead of always looking elsewhere

African governments should take charge of combating climate change and hasten to develop scientific solutions to its life threatening repercussions, a senior UNESCO official has said.

UNESCO senior programmes specialist, Peggy Oti-Boateng told a regional workshop on ‘biosphere reserves’ yesterday that Africa should look within for climate change solutions, instead of always looking elsewhere. Oti-Boateng said this approach would foster sustainable development in the midst of trying times.

In addition, she said home-made solutions mean investment of resources in research to uncover the problem, hence comprehensive and customised interventions can be drawn.

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