Africa Sustainability Centre (ASCENT)

Think Sustainability, Foster a Mindset for Development, Create Progress & Share Knowledge

The Africa Sustainability Centre is a leading partner in innovative sustainable solutions. In the last five years, ASCENT has taken a central role in transforming the way climate finance and climate change is viewed and approached in Africa.

ASCENT is actively involved in building the capacity of implementing agencies and countries to build strong relevant project pipelines focusing on maximizing climate interventions (both adaptation and mitigation) while ensuring local ownership by demonstration and in practice.

Latest news and articles

Moving the Needle – Coastal Risk to Resilience

Bringing together local stakeholders, investment, and international cooperation creates opportunities to transform from risk to resilience.

From Risk to Resilience

What are the five resilience attributes that help resilience flourish?

Women Raise the Roof

Organisations like Mahila Housing Trust and Slum Dwellers International work with women to design safe, resilient housing solutions.

Winners of the Catalytic Grant Awards

Three teams will be awarded with a $5000 grant. The award is a joint effort from Climate Justice Resilience Fund (CJRF), Global Resilience Partnership (GRP), and International Centre for Climate Change and Development (ICCCAD).

Want Peace and Security? Start by Fixing the Global Food System

Ahead of the 2021 UN Food Systems Summit researchers push for the need to prioritize solutions that contribute to sustainable and just food system transformations