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$36.6m raised for Lake Victoria safety project

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || ).push({}); By ANGELA OKETCH The Lake Victoria Basin Commission (LVBC) has secured Ksh3.6 billion ($35.8 million) from donors to improve safety on the lake. The project dubbed “Multinational Lake Victoria...

Ugandan; Rose Mwebaza appointed to head UN Climate Technology Centre

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || ).push({}); Makerere University’s former head of commercial law and deputy dean of School of Law Dr. Rose Mwebaza has been appointed the new Director of the Climate...

Rising temperatures to push millions in Africa into poverty, hunger –Report

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || ).push({}); The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change has released a report detailing progress and pathways to liming global warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius. Responding to the report, Mr. Apollos...

Researchers warn ‘Ebola for plants’ hitting Africa’s cassava crop

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || ).push({}); A new disease infecting cassava -- dubbed "Ebola for plants" -- could spell a looming food crisis for Africa, researchers have warned, fearful that the emerging blight...

World Food Prize laureates call for global action to save African crops

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || ).push({}); The world’s anti-hunger organizations have an opportunity to prevent widespread destruction of African crops by stopping the spread of an insect, warn three of the most respected...

Launch of the UCLG Africa Climate Task Force

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || ).push({}); The 23rd Conference of the Parties (COP23) of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) held in Bonn, Germany from November 6 -17 2017, provided...

“Now is a time for action” affirms Kofi Annan in final Africa Progress Panel...

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || ).push({}); By 2050 more than one in four people on our planet will be African. Bold action is needed now to ensure that all of them have a...

Japan offers to help end hunger in Africa -251M people facing ...

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || ).push({}); The Sasakawa Association will work with the Japan International Corporation Agency (JICA), to help double rice production to 50 million tonnes by 2030. Japanese Prime...

UN assembly starts drafting plan for ‘pollution-free planet’

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || ).push({}); Humans are poisoning their environment and themselves at an alarming rate, with pollution of the oceans, soil and air now the biggest killer, a UN conference heard...

Africa ‘set to miss UN development goal on malnutrition’

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || ).push({}); Exceptionally detailed maps of child growth and education across Africa suggest that no single country is set to end childhood malnutrition by 2030. That target was set by...