Robert Mgendi

Ecosystem Based Adaptation & Development Specialist, UNEP

Bridges news

20 July 2015
The “Africa rising” cliché has generated a lot of views across the world. In the face of climate change, however, can Africa continue to grow? Africa’s steady GDP growth sustained for over the last 10 years has generated significant positive reviews. African GDP has grown at about six percent per...
18 June 2015
The 'Africa rising' cliché, has generated a lot of views across the world. An issue of primary importance, however, is how much this growth is contributing to poverty reduction at the base of the pyramid. With the changing climate, can this “cliché” be substantiated as sustainable or not? What...