Green Africa Series

As a result of its high exposure and vulnerability to climate hazards, a third of the people considered most at risk in the world live in Africa. The transition to net zero offers the continent an opportunity to work together to capitalize on its assets, mobilize finance, and build a low-carbon economy that protects and enhances lives and livelihoods while safeguarding natural capital and contributing to the global decarbonization agenda.

Reports

Executive Briefing

Green Africa: A growth and resilience agenda for the continent

– How the global climate agenda creates opportunities for Africa to build resilience, catalyze sustainable growth, and contribute to the net-zero transition.
Article

The future of African oil and gas: Positioning for the energy transition

– With momentum for sustainability building, Africa’s oil and gas producing nations have a unique opportunity to embark on... an inclusive energy transition and chart a course toward a sustainable future.
Article

Power to move: Accelerating the electric transport transition in sub-Saharan Africa

– How governments, development partners, and private-sector stakeholders can build an enabling ecosystem for electric vehicles in... the region.
Article

Africa’s green manufacturing crossroads: Choices for a low-carbon industrial future

– In Africa, the decarbonization of the manufacturing sector and economic growth and industrialization can go hand in hand; the... choices the continent makes now will be critical for its future success and prosperity.