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This seminar discusses two new reports that examine Africa’s development prospects if countries adopt sustainable energy policies.

 Date: 2024-04-10

 Time: 12:00 to 13:30 (GMT+3)

 Venue: Online via Zoom (register to attend online)

 Attend via webcast

If Africa persists on a fossil fuel-dependent trajectory, the continent’s rapid pace of development will significantly increase energy demand and consequent carbon emissions. If more sustainable energy policies and strategies were adopted, what would Africa’s trajectory look like?

A new modelling study by the Institute for Security Studies’, (ISS) African Futures and Innovation team provides answers.

This seminar examines Africa’s climate and energy futures, shedding light on various scenarios, including the consequences of a global carbon tax and aggressive energy policies, and the transformative effects of transitioning to sustainable practices.

Read the full report on Africa’s Climate Future here.
Read the full report on Africa’s Energy Future here.

Moderator: Ottilia Anna Maunganidze, Head, Special Projects, ISS

Panelists:

  • Dr Jakkie Cilliers, Head, African Futures & Innovation, ISS
  • Alize le Roux, Senior Researcher, African Futures & Innovation, ISS
  • Saliem Fakir, Executive Director, African Climate Foundation
  • Prof Abubakar Sambo, Chairman, Nigerian Member Committee of the World Energy Council

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Yvonne Nyaga
Yvonne Nyaga
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