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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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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...
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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...
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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...
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COP19: Countries leave plenty of work to do before 2015 climate deal
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From 27 to 29 March 2014, the first Africa Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conference and Exhibition will take place in Durban, South Africa.
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The second edition of the AfriCAN Climate events and Award was held on 28 November 2013 at the premises of the World Agroforestry Center.
02-12-2013
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On November, the 11th, 2013, a tropical cyclone hit Somalia's semi-autonomous Puntland region. About 300 people. Weather experts at the United Nation's Food...
02-12-2013
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Until now, information has been fragmented and difficult to find for those who really need it. A new online platform to share knowledge and build innovative...
29-11-2013
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Whitney Houston once sang ‘I believe the children are our future.” But when so many places are experiencing the effects of climate change right now, do we...
19-11-2013
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The Global Landscapes Forum, taking place alongside the COP19 global climate talks in Warsaw, is an opportunity for us to look for meaningful answers to the...
19-11-2013
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Rachel Kyte, incoming head of climate change at the World Bank, on political leadership, carbon pricing, the psychology of communicating and rising anger at...
19-11-2013
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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...
31-10-2013
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Rachel Kyte, incoming head of climate change at the World Bank, on political leadership, carbon pricing, the psychology of communicating and rising anger at...
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WWF organises an evening event to present its main projects in the field of energy access in Africa
13-11-2013
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Twenty-three African experts, including academics and journalists, took time to review a manuscript for a forthcoming UNESCO publication entitled “Reporting on...
19-11-2013
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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.
28-10-2013
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Climate Action Network (CAN) have released a strategy document describing short-term targets to be achieved before 2020 through COP 19 in Warsaw. They further...
18-10-2013
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A High-Level Meeting of the Africa-EU Energy Partnership (AEEP) will be held in February 2014 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. It is the second meeting of its kind...
09-10-2013
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South Africans have known for a while that their country must prepare for a drier west and a wetter east as climate change takes hold.
11-10-2013
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Energy access for the poor is a critical requirement to for social development and increasing income. It is estimated that nearly 50% of the world’s population...
02-10-2013
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This news item reports on a meeting held in Germany between 10-12 September 2013 to discuss concrete measures to enlist the full participation of indigenous...
30-09-2013
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80 Indigenous Peoples’ leaders, government representatives, civil society practitioners and international experts from 24 countries discussed a new approach to...
20-09-2013
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