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    Botswana hosts climate change fundraiser

    APA-Gaborone (Botswana)

    Botswana will host the eighth General Assembly of the Consortium of African Funds for the Environment to raise funds for climate change, APA learnt here Thursday.

    Botswana through a local Non Governmental Organisation, Forest Conservation Botswana will host the event in the resort town of Kasane from 3-7 September.

    A statement from Forest Conservation Botswana says the Annual General Assembly which will bring together delegates from 16 Funds from 11 African countries as well as representatives from the Caribbean and Latin America Environmental Funds will be held under the theme ‘Fundraising and Climate financing.’

    It says that the five-day General Assembly will be officially opened by the Minister of Natural Resources Conversation and Tourism Tshekedi Khama.

    “Proposed activities include; Capacity Building Workshop for members under the theme; Fundraising and Climate FinancingThere will also be presentations on best practices, panel discussions, Café Annual General Meeting and excursions to selected conservation areas,” the statement says.


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