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The land, agriculture and forestry nexus at the heart of African sustainability

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || ).push({}); Not only is Africa the continent with the greatest potential to increase productivity; it also has the highest percentage of rainfed agriculture and therefore among the most...

Climate scientists meet in Kigali to develop regional climate outlook

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || ).push({}); Climate scientists, researchers, policy makers, development partners and the civil society among other stakeholders are gathering in Kigali to attend the 50th Greater Horn of Africa Climate...

Donors want MPs to speed up Climate Change law

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || ).push({}); Development partners have asked Parliamentarians to popularize the proposed law that seeks to regulate activities on natural resources to have it expeditiously enacted into law. The Environment Ministry...

African Development Bank seeks partnerships to lift 1 billion people out of hunger globally

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || ).push({}); The African Development Bank called on global partners to join hands to lift one billion people worldwide out of hunger and said it was leading the way...

Planted forest: Proportion of forest cover increases from 33 000Ha in 2005 to 101...

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || ).push({}); The Food and Agricuture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), through the Sawlog Production Grant Scheme (SPGS) III project, organized a media dialogue on “Commercial Forestry in...

China expected to play bigger role in tackling climate change

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || ).push({}); China is expected to play a bigger role in countering climate change as a tone-setting ecology and environmental protection meeting highlights the implementation of a national plan...

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...

Fighting climate change in Africa: AfDB launches Africa NDC Hub with 10 partners

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || ).push({}); Africa Day, held on 15 November within COP23 in Bonn, was the springboard for the official launch of Africa NDC Hub, the African Platform for Nationally Determined...

National Water and Sewerage Corporation to make briquettes from Faecal Sludge

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || ).push({}); The National Water and Sewerage Corporation Corporation has signed a memorandum of Understanding with Water for People Uganda to produce Briquettes as a substitute for wood fuel...

The cost of a polluted environment: 1.7m child deaths a year-WHO

More than 1 in 4 deaths of children under 5 years of age are attributable to unhealthy environments. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || ).push({}); Every year, environmental risks – such as indoor and outdoor...