Nairobi, Nov. 17 -- Kenya's President William Ruto has been recognized by Time Magazine as one of the 100 most influential Climate Leaders in Business for 2023.

The US magazine said Dr Ruto has gained prominence as a champion of green investment in Africa, notably through hosting this year's inaugural Africa Climate Summit.

The event secured approximately Ksh3.5 trillion ($23 billion) in funding for green projects across the continent.

In an interview with the magazine, Ruto said that in order to advance the climate agenda in the next year, capital providers need to reassess their perception of investment risks in Africa, arguing that these are often structurally overestimated.

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