The Africa LEDS Partnership (AfLP) brings together representatives from governments, civil society and the private sector working to advance the design and implementation of actions targeted at realizing Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs), development of long-term strategies (LTS) and other sustainability goals across the continent. Under the umbrella of the LEDS Global Partnership (LEDS GP) and alongside the other regional platforms in Asia and Latin America & the Caribbean, the AfLP works to address Africa-specific challenges in low emission and climate resilient development priorities through peer-to-peer learning and engagement.With a broad membership from over 20 countries across Africa, the AfLP works towards a prosperous, climate-resilient Africa, with inclusive green growth, for the welfare of current and future generations. It aims to promote low-carbon, climate-resilient development to support poverty alleviation, job creation and environmental management in Africa.
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AfLP Steering Committee
The AfLP’s Steering Committee provides the strategic guidance to the Secretariat in achieving the goals of the Partnership. The Steering Committee is composed of various state and non-state actors who are engaged in progressing low emission climate-resilient development on the continent. The Steering Committee is ably headed by Co-Chairs Dr Alain Serge Kouadio of Côte d’Ivoire, and Dr. George Wamukoya of Kenya.
The AfLP Secretariat is based at SouthSouthNorth in Cape Town, South Africa. The Secretariat team comprises Lead Josh Ogada, assisted by technical project coordinator Mr. Samson Mbewe, project manager Ms. Sihle Matiwane, and Knowledge management specialist Ms Chevon Griffiths.