The African delegation to the world’s flagship annual climate conference will have a clear set of objectives in mind in 2023, including securing commitments from wealthy nations to support the continent in a way that does not worsen its already precarious fiscal position. 

COP28, which is being hosted in Dubai from November 30, comes as the effects of climate change grow more acute. Extreme weather records have fallen across the globe in 2023, including in Africa. Thousands lost their lives in flash floods in Libya, while the drought in East Africa worsens, for example. ..

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