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With African Development Bank backing, Egypt is tapping Chinese capital markets to drive inclusive growth, including supporting micro and small enterprises.

Egypt has emerged as the first African country to issue a Sustainability Panda Bond, tapping into the rapidly expanding Chinese debt capital markets. The three-year Panda Bond, valued at $478.7 million, signifies Egypt’s commitment to driving economic growth through an inclusive and environmentally responsible approach, as outlined in its Sovereign Sustainable Financing Framework.…

As world heads to Madrid, PE Climate investments in Africa tops agenda

The government of Chile was given the right to preside over the United Nations Framework on Climate Change  Convention (UNFCCC) COP25 but along the way, it struck a deal for the event to be held in Madrid, still under its presidency.

The annual event normally held on the first week of December provides the world with a time to reflect, negotiate and strike deals to provide a soft landing for a world suffering from harsh effects of climate change. Of course there are countries who don’t see the need for such a conference, what has come to be labeled as climate change denial, USA leading the pack.

While developing countries are far from getting a relief for a problem they have contributed less about, the developed countries have worked to develop fair means of reducing emissions, and compensation where applicable.

The World Bank argued in a 2016 report that sub-Saharan …