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Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi Warns of African Water Crisis During African Development Bank Group (AfDB) Conference

The president emphasized Egypt’s commitment to supporting efforts to tackle climate change adaptation at national, regional, or international levels.

Sisi made the comments at a virtual conference hosted by the African Development Bank Group (AFDB) and the Global Center on Adaptation (GCA) to discuss “the extraordinary effects of the COVID-19 pandemic and climate change in Africa.”

He said that climate change presents an existential challenge for Africa and warned of the grave consequences of water scarcity which threatens the future of some African nations and endangers their peace and security.

Sisi also talked about the need for enhancing access to climate adaptation finance from developed to developing countries to improve their ability to deal with the adverse impacts of the global phenomenon.

The president emphasised Egypt’s commitment to supporting efforts to tackle climate change adaptation at national, regional, or international levels.

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