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 $7 … Read More
Eco-labels and Voluntary Sustainability Standards that uphold the sustainability of products from developing countries can be the key to unlocking new markets, according to a new United Nations report.
There is likely to be more rainfall in Ethiopia and South Sudan, which has the potential to cause flooding, a new report said.
The 50th Greater Horn of Africa Climate Outlook Forum (GHACOF50) is set to be held on 27th and 28th August 2018 in Kigali.
BY ELIZABETH EQUBAY – Ethiopia has started production of 25 Megawatts of energy from waste at one of its first waste to energy convertor plant located in Addis Ababa. Reppie … Read More
The United Sates Embassy in Addis Ababa is to host a demonstration event to showcase efficient cook stoves that can eliminate more than 95% of indoor air pollution and reduce … Read More
The Africa Union Commission (AUC) urges international development partners of the continent to finance its Greet Green Wall program, which aims to restore one billion hectares of African forest by … Read More
The government of Sudan and the African Risk Capacity (ARC) sign partnership intent to work together towards helping the country better prepare to efficiently deal with extreme weather events and … Read More
The Global Climate Action Summit is set to take place in San Francisco, CA, the United States, from September 12-14, 2018, bringing leaders and people together from around the world.
Climate financing by the world’s six largest multilateral development banks (MDBs) rose to a seven-year high of US$ 35.2 billion in 2017, up 28% on the previous year, says new report.
Focusing on the Role of the African Risk Capacity (ARC) and the Africa Disaster Risk Financing Program (ADRiFi) a high-level forum took place in Busan, Korea.
The African Development Bank, which begins its annual meetings this morning in Busan, Korea advises African countries to diversify their energy sources in order to sustain their industrialization efforts.
The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) and the Government of Guinea signed a new financial agreement today to help more than 65,000 rural households raise their incomes, improve their … Read More
The first Africa Blue Economy Forum (ABEF) is set to be held in London in the coming June, to coincide with World Oceans Day, the organizers said.
The second African Climate Talks opened in Addis Ababa Thursday with participants discussing issues of climate governance and Africa’s participation in global climate negotiations, weather and climate information services, among … Read More
It is essential to build a science base and research capacity in Africa for the benefit of the local and global population. Contingent on the success of this are important components … Read More