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As the White House welcomes leaders from MORE than 50 African states to Washington D.C. for the US-Africa Leaders Summit, the United States can offer the...
11-08-2014
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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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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...
04-07-2014
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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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A new DFID and NERC funded African research programme is recruiting a Senior Lead and Project Manager for its coordination, capacity building and knowledge...
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Mercredi 23 avril, s'est tenue à Pretoria (Afrique du Sud) la troisième édition du prix AfriCAN Climate. Cette année, le prix a récompensé deux femmes qui ont...
30-04-2014
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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...
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A four day Conference and Expo will be held in Cologne, Germany on June 3-5, 2014. This will be its eighth year of organisation. It is a wide-ranging...
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On the occasion of the EU-Africa Summit, EU Climate Action Commissioner Connie Hedegaard, the President of the African Ministerial Conference on Environment (...
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The 4th EU-Africa Summit brought together more than 60 EU and African leaders, and a total of 90 delegations, to discuss the future of EU-Africa relations and...
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UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has announced that his Climate Summit 2014 in New York, US, on 23 September 2014, will include: a plenary for national...
31-03-2014
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WorldFish, the International Water Management Institute (IWMI) and the University of Osnabruck have released the results of an examination of climate change...
27-03-2014
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The fifth meeting of the Adaptation Committee reviewed progress on adaptation-related mandates under the UNFCCC, and heard reports from workshops on...
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Climate change hits smallholder farmers hard. More variable weather patterns cause crops to fail, undermining livelihoods and food security. At the same time,...
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A four day Conference and Expo will be held in Cologne, Germany on June 3-5, 2014. This will be its eighth year of organisation. It is a wide-ranging...
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On the occasion of the EU-Africa Summit, EU Climate Action Commissioner Connie Hedegaard, the President of the African Ministerial Conference on Environment (...
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29 March 2014: The UN switched off all non-essential lighting at its Headquarters in New York, US, from 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm Eastern Daylight Time in observance...
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The 4th EU-Africa Summit brought together more than 60 EU and African leaders, and a total of 90 delegations, to discuss the future of EU-Africa relations and...
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A regional workshop focused on building capacities for National Forest Monitoring Systems for REDD+ and National GHG Inventory Systems took place 25-27...
18-03-2014
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Can Cutting Trees Curb Emissions and Improve Incomes in Mexico?
Nauman (2013) reported in the Climate Investment Funds portal about an initiative created by a Mayan indigenous community in rural southeast Mexico to curb...
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The location of a Climate-Smart Village is selected based on its climate risk profile and the willingness of farmers and local governments to participate in...
06-03-2014
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At least 50 people are reported to have died after floods and landslides hit the Burundi capital, Bujumbura. Police in Bujumbura say the death toll is the...
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As of the 21 November 2013, SANBI has released the products of phase 1 of their Long-Term Adaptation Scenarios (LTAS) from climate change and research policy...
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The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) offers Internships graduates or University Students with the purpose to provide opportunities to acquire...
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