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We are becoming familiar with some of the effects of climate variability across the continent. For instance, the severe droughts of 2011 in the Horn of Africa and the 2012 drought in the Sahel region affected over 23 million people,” he said.

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The 3rd Annual Conference on Climate Change and Development in Africa (CCDA-III) opened on Monday in Addis Ababa. On the occasion, UN Under-Secretary-General and Executive Secretary of ECA, Carlos Lopes said Warming across Africa is predicted at an alarming rate.”We are becoming familiar with some of the effects of climate variability across the continent. For instance, the severe droughts of 2011 in the Horn of Africa and the 2012 drought in the Sahel region affected over 23 million people,” he said.

 

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