Africa’s 720m youth in clean energy are a game changer

Climate change and development expert Richard Munang speaks about agriculture, Africa and coronavirus pandemic.

What role do young people have in combating effects of climate change?

With 720 million young people across the continent, makes them the largest non-state actor to drive climate action enterprises. To do this, youth need the right skills and attitude.

Second, we must address the misconception that combating climate change is primarily the role of government. The era of expecting the government to legislate policy, implement and monitor progress is long gone.

Non-state actors must now step in through the existing policies to engage in climate action enterprises.

Read the full interview: The East African

 


 

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