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A call for abstracts for the This session “African solutions to food insecurity and climate change” at the 20th World Congress of Soil Science in June, 2014....
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The UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) held an expert meeting for African academics and journalists to review a manuscript for a...
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With approximately 500 participants from government, academia and civil society, the Third Annual Conference on Climate Change and Development in Africa...
29-10-2013
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Dinesh Tembhekar, Founder & Managing Director at Lean Solutions Group is the winner of the second edition of the AfriCAN Climate Awards.
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Scientists working in and on African climate and user community representatives have crafted a common climate research agenda to inform decision-making,...
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ACCESS is a Department of Science...
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This full time one-year taught Master’s course provides interdisciplinary training in climate change and sustainable development, with a purposeful focus on...
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The CDKN Innovation Fund opened its first application window in October 2011. The fund received a large number of applications (over 100). Given the success of...
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For the first time in history, an opportunity exists to integrate global efforts to tackle climate change and poverty, and set the world on a path to zero...
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While development funding reaches an all-time high, questions remain over whether funds are sufficient to take on climate change as well.
20-11-2014
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Nairobi, 30 October 2014 - President of the Republic of Kenya, H.E Uhuru Kenyatta and UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon witnessed Thursday the adoption of a new...
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The second AfriCAN climate webinar explored how and why solar energy makes an impact on zero carbon development in Africa. The event took place on 30 September...
01-10-2014
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South Africa is diversifying its energy sector with the completion of a 138 MW wind farm in Jefferys Bay in July. This follows the successful completion of two...
13-10-2014
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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...
21-09-2014
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The USA Africa Summit promoted inclusive sustainable development; expanding trade and investment ties; engaging young African leaders; and expanding...
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...
15-09-2014
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The University of Brescia has just launched a competitive call for Doctorate courses. A number of scholarships are considered for national and international...
05-08-2014
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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...
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