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Sustainable Development Goals

Making water infrastructure intelligent is a water wise move for Africa

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || ).push({}); By Sabine Dall’Omo Rapid urbanisation across the continent is having an effect on water demands and it is estimated that by the year 2030, the world will...

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...

Trump’s climate policies could turn Earth into Venus- British physicist Stephen Hawking

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || ).push({}); British physicist Stephen Hawking said U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to withdraw from the Paris Agreement could lead to "irreversible" climate change and turn the Earth into...

Africa’s Top 10 Most Food-Secure Countries are partly desert

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || ).push({}); Finding enough to eat has been an ages-old challenge for Africans. Against a physical environment often hostile to agricultural and pastoral activity - deserts, mountains and dense...

Joint report on livable cities launched

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || ).push({}); Rapid urbanization has provided most cities in the world with opportunities to provide more sustainable, vibrant, and prosperous centers for their citizens. But they must first...

Warming climate to displace millions in coming decades: World Bank

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || ).push({}); The wave of refugees fleeing crop failures, droughts and rising sea levels will grow drastically over the next three decades if world governments do not intervene, according...

Climate change is the greatest humanitarian crisis we face

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || ).push({}); By Winnie Byanyima This week I have the honor of speaking on behalf of civil society at the Global Climate Action Summit, hosted by California Governor Brown...

Babies born in poorest countries still face ‘alarming’ risks – UNICEF

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || ).push({}); Babies born in the world's poorest countries, most of them in Africa, still face "alarming" risks of death that can be 50 times as high as those...

Climate change to trigger more rain in Kenya’s Tana River Basin

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || ).push({}); Rainfall in the Tana River Basin in Kenya — which has in recent years grappled with erratic weather — is likely to increase by up to 43...

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...