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The International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) launched a new website showcasing ongoing climate change research and project activities.
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A total of 41 enterprises from Africa and elsewhere have received the 2014 SEED Award, which celebrates innovative social and environmental start-up...
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The USA Africa Summit promoted inclusive sustainable development; expanding trade and investment ties; engaging young African leaders; and expanding...
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The fund, called the Global Resilience Partnership (GRP), aims to help communities better prepare for stresses and shocks, especially as climate change and...
21-09-2014
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Ballard and Anglo American Platinum announced a first of its kind trial to test the application of platinum-based fuel cells to provide off-grid electricity to...
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The WASCAL Master Program Cimate Change and Education at the University of The Gambia is offering ten scholarships to successful candidates from the ten WASCAL...
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Renewable sources of energy (solar, wind, biomass and small hydropower) have a great potential to contribute to energy access and energy security in African...
11-06-2014
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A new DFID and NERC funded African research programme is recruiting a Senior Lead and Project Manager for its coordination, capacity building and knowledge...
03-06-2014
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Electricity access is a clear and urgent need across Africa and more severely in Sub-Saharan countries. The Labour party launched a study and calls for UK and...
28-05-2014
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The third National Climate Assessment, released by the White House, says the number and strength of extreme weather events have increased over the past 50 years
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The World Bank's Board of Executive Directors approved US$150 million to finance 19 university-based Africa Centers of Excellence (ACE) in seven West and...
19-05-2014
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The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) and the World Food Programme (WFP)...
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The FAO endorsed by the Committee on World Food Security in 2012, initiated the Voluntary Guidelines on the Responsible Governance of Tenure. These guidelines...
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The Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) held the Seventh Forum on Agriculture in the Kingdom of Morocco. The FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva...
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On Wednesday April 23rd, 2014 was held at Leriba Hotel in Pretoria (South Africa) the third African Climate award ceremony. Dr Afwork and Dr Roberts, two...
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A new DFID and NERC funded African research programme is recruiting a Senior Lead and Project Manager for its coordination, capacity building and knowledge...
03-06-2014
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Electricity access is a clear and urgent need across Africa and more severely in Sub-Saharan countries. The Labour party launched a study and calls for UK and...
28-05-2014
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BBC.png
The third National Climate Assessment, released by the White House, says the number and strength of extreme weather events have increased over the past 50 years
20-05-2014
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The World Bank's Board of Executive Directors approved US$150 million to finance 19 university-based Africa Centers of Excellence (ACE) in seven West and...
19-05-2014
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The FAO endorsed by the Committee on World Food Security in 2012, initiated the Voluntary Guidelines on the Responsible Governance of Tenure. These guidelines...
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The Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) held the Seventh Forum on Agriculture in the Kingdom of Morocco. The FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva...
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Le Conseil d'administration de la Banque africaine de développement (BAD) a approuvé, le 16 avril 2014, la création du Fonds pour le changement climatique en...
22-04-2014
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In its just-released 2013 Annual Report for its work with the Climate Investment Funds (CIF), the African Development Bank (AfDB) has indicated that it is...
17-04-2014
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Rwanda is set to hold its own solar PV plant totaling 8.5 MW, which will increase the country’s power generation by 8%. BYD Co. Ltd. announced that it shipped...
15-04-2014
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In 2010, Zambia, started the UN Collaborative Programme on Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation in Developing Countries (UN-REDD) with...
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