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External climate science solutions ‘not always best for Africa’

Investment is needed to build continent’s own capacity to predict weather, scientists say

A team of climate scientists has asserted that “external solutions” are not always the best for Africa and risk leaving the continent reliant on the global north.

The team, which consists of scientists from Europe and Africa, instead called for more support to train African scientists in the skills and tools they need to provide their communities with locally designed climate solutions.

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