"Africa and the Climate: an Opportunity to Adapt
and thrive "
Democratic Republic of Congo
Climate Change Africa Opportunities (CCAO) aims to see a socio-economically and ecologically sustainable Africa by valuing and capitalizing on indigenous and technological ideas, knowledge, techniques, services and solutions of young green entrepreneurs, women and African indigenous communities in the context of climate change.
Climate Change Africa Opportunities (CCAO) aims to improve and strengthen the resilience of communities to climate change by supporting startups and initiatives by young green entrepreneurs, women and indigenous peoples with a view to fighting poverty , climate and environmental justice, environmental protection, biodiversity and resilient management of natural resources in Africa.
Range of action
The African continent as a whole constitutes the operational area of action for Climate Change Africa Opportunities (CCAO). We are currently developing interventions in the Democratic Republic of Congo with connections from climate actors from Rwanda, Burundi, Kenya, Tanzania, Cameroon, Ghana, Congo Brazza ville, Morocco and the Republic of South Africa.
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We are a panafrican and indigenous organization supporting african resilience to climate change
Climate Change Africa Opportunities (CCAO) is a pan-African non-profit organization of incubation, impulse, capacity building of young green entrepreneurs, women, indigenous and local people in the development of approaches (traditional and modern) adaptation and mitigation for a systemic, structural, participatory and integrated transformation of the challenges of climate change into ecological and socio-economic opportunities for the sustainable development of Africa.
CLIMATE CHANGE AFRICA OPPORTUNITIES CALL FOR THE GREEN PRIZE FOR SUSTAINABLE AFRICA - 2020
"Faced with climate change, let us positively transform the African human and natural potential into ecological and socio-economic opportunities for the sustainable development of Africa"
Focal points in Africa
Young Green Ambassadors
Drinking water sources / fountains supported
Young green entrepreneurs and jobs created
Small producers (Farmers, Breeders and fishermen)
Feminist groups / climate justice
Alert on the illegal trade in redwood from forest blocks in Lwama-Kivu, Ngandja and Itombwe nature reserves in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo
SOS Environmental Justice in the DRC: A group of indigenous Batwa populations, exasperated by extreme poverty following their eviction in order to establish Kahuzi Biega National Park, decided to return to their ancestral forests.
Democratic Republic of Congo: Twelve guards, a driver and four civilians were killed Friday in an ambush inside the Virunga national park.
CCAO PARTNERSHIPS AND ALLIANCES
A panafrican and indigenous organization supporting african resilience to climate change
26/29, P.E Lumumba, Ibanda, Bukavu, République Démocratique du Congo
Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo
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