Climate finance provided and mobilized by developed countries for climate action in developing countries reached $71.2 billion in 2017, up from $58.6 billion in 2016, according to new estimates from … Read More
Over 500 participants from 52 countries across the globe have converged in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, for the 14th Global Forum on Human Settlements (GFHS 2019).
Population, Health and Environment (PHE) Ethiopia consortium is set to invest 11 million euros in its activities of protecting the environment, promoting health and family planning.
Flooding around Libo Kemkem area of Amhara region of Ethiopia today kills two people, state broadcaster reported.
With the aim of combating deforestation and boosting forest coverage, today Ethiopians and the expats community planted over 353 million trees in one day.
Heavy rainfalls in Ethiopia are likely to cause flash and/or river floods in low laying areas, leading to displacement of 331,000 people.
As part of its effort to fully become environment friendly, Emirates is set to abandon the use of plastic straws by replacing with paper bags.
The UN Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) on Monday 20 May, 2019, hosted Mary Robinson, former president of Ireland and UN Special Envoy on El Niño and Climate, in a … Read More
Last night heavy rain, which caused flooding, has led to the death of six people in Silte zone of Ethiopia’s Southern region.
The public sector cannot provide enough finance to make African countries resilient to climate change impacts, and funding from the private sector is hard to come by. At the same … Read More
The Addis Ababa, the capital of Ethiopia, on Thursday launches a 29 billion birr (about $1.028 billion) project that aims to develop and rehabilitate two river streams of the city.
UNOPS landmark affordable housing agreement with the government of Kenya has taken a major step forward this week, following further details of the project announced by Executive Director of UNOPS … Read More
Africa must unlock the power of its women and girls if it is to adapt to climate change, cope with disasters and build its green energy sector.
The UN Economic Commission for Africa (ECA), through its African Climate Policy Centre (ACPC) says it is fully committed to supporting member States in their efforts to implement their Nationally … Read More
In order to improve the resilience of the people and ecosystems of the Niger River Basin, the Board of Directors of the African Development Bank, has approved $76 million for … Read More
The African Development Bank has approved the Africa Disaster Risks Financing (ADRiFi) Programme, the institution’s first climate risk management programme to boost resilience and response to climate shocks in regional … Read More
The 7th Climate Change and Development in Africa (CCDA-VII) conference continued in Nairobi Thursday with experts discussing the sustainable development goals, Agenda 2063 and Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) nexus.
Africa needs to prepare and speak with one voice when it goes to COP 24 in Katowice, Poland, in December, Kenya’s Environment and Forestry Minister, Keriako Tobiko said Wednesday at … Read More
African Adaptation Initiative is expected to be an opportunity to consider the most effective measures to help close the Adaptation Gap in Africa, which experts estimate to be between $7 … Read More
Eco-labels and Voluntary Sustainability Standards that uphold the sustainability of products from developing countries can be the key to unlocking new markets, according to a new United Nations report.
There is likely to be more rainfall in Ethiopia and South Sudan, which has the potential to cause flooding, a new report said.
The 50th Greater Horn of Africa Climate Outlook Forum (GHACOF50) is set to be held on 27th and 28th August 2018 in Kigali.
Ethiopia has started production of 25 Megawatts of energy from waste at one of its first waste to energy convertor plant located in Addis Ababa. Reppie waste-to-energy project, which was planned … Read More
The United Sates Embassy in Addis Ababa is to host a demonstration event to showcase efficient cook stoves that can eliminate more than 95% of indoor air pollution and reduce … Read More