Trésor Badisungu

Africa Coordinator

Trésor Badisungu is a young environmental leader from the Democratic Republic of Congo. He is co-founder and Africa Coordinator of the pan-African and indigenous organization Climate Change Africa Opportunities (CCAO) specializing in the design, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of modern and indigenous programs, projects, initiatives and approaches resilient to climate change in Democratic Republic of Congo and Africa.

Through Climate Change Africa Opportunities (CCAO), Trésor Badisungu currently coordinates a pan-African network with 23 national focal points of support and accompaniment of young green entrepreneurs, women and indigenous populations carrying knowledge (traditional and or modern), new ideas and initiatives offering and or likely to offer services, innovative and beneficial indigenous and or technological solutions to improve the resilience of indigenous and local communities in Africa.

Trésor Badisungu has initiated and coordinates each year the Green Prize for a Sustainable Africa is a pan-African program that has supported each year since 2018 (through a very competitive incubation process) 10 young green entrepreneurs, women and indigenous peoples who have contributed through their startups and or green initiatives to improve and strengthen African resilience to climate change in Africa.

He has over 5 years of experience in advocacy and adaptation to climate change at national and international level and has worked with partners, government institutions and local communities to implement many climate smart initiatives and influencing relevant policies to help build resilient communities while supporting indigenous and local technology initiatives in Africa.

Trésor is a member of the following Themes, Networks or Projects

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Climate Change Adaptation Knowledge Platforms

This Network, managed by the KE4CAP project, provides a space for adaptation knowledge platform operators and managers to connect and learn from one another.
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Y-Adapt

Y-Adapt is a curriculum for young people that helps them to both understand climate change and to take practical action to adapt to the changing climate in their community.
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Climate Knowledge Brokers

The Climate Knowledge Brokers (CKB) Group is a growing alliance of around 400 leading global, regional and national knowledge brokers specialising in climate and development information.
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Adaptation Learning Programme

The Adaptation Learning Programme for Africa increases the capacity of vulnerable households in sub-Saharan Africa to adapt to increasing and uncertain climate change and climate variability.
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SDC Climate Change & Environment Network

The CC&E Network provides a knowledge exchange platform for development practitioners, organizations and SDC staff and partners working in and around climate change and environment issues
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AfriCAN Climate

AfriCAN Climate is a project co-funded by the European Commission within the 7th FRAMEWORK PROGRAMME. The project was set up by a team of 5 African and 5 European organisations.
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