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Eye on Africa – Cop26: Underwhelming pledges for Africa’s emergency

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In tonight’s edition: Whilst the imperfect progress made at COP26 is welcome, some of Africa’s top priorities when it comes to getting support and policies to effectively tackle the climate emergency weren’t achieved. We take a look at what is now on the agenda on the road to COP 27 in Egypt next year. The US Secretary of State, Antony Blinken heads to Africa on his first official trip. Likely to be first on the list of issues to be discussed is Ethiopia’s deepening conflict and fears that it could destabilise the region. And we meet some of the Central African entrepreneurs trying to ramp up industrial farming of cassava in the hopes of tackling food insecurity.

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