This year the theme for World Cities Day 2021 is Adapting Cities for Climate Resilience reflecting the fact that climate change will have a huge impact on city residents with hundreds of millions of them experiencing floods, rising sea levels, storms, and increasing periods of extreme temperatures. In light of this, Green Africa Youth Organization GAYO in partnership with Ladade Kotopon Municipal Assembly, Accra Metropolitan Assembly, with support from Ministry of Sanitation and Water Resources, Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development, Joy FM, GHone, and City News will bring together key stakeholders under the subtheme, “Zero Waste for a Sustainable City” in the urban value chain to push for innovative zero waste solutions for a sustainable climate resilient society. The event will bring together key stakeholders will aim to increase awareness on climate change adaptation, urban resilience and zero waste solutions. Also, to launch the Zero Waste Accra Project and present the Zero Waste Strategy to LaDMA while showcasing the support to the informal waste workers as agents for climate resilience.
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Green Africa Youth Organization
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