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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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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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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...
05-04-2014
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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 (...
03-04-2014
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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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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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drought accross the Horn of Africa has created thousands of climate refugees
In this interview with Al Jazeera, Dr. Richard Munang (UNEP) and Joy Hyvarinen (FIELD) highlight the main challenges and expectations of the African continent...
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Remote, harsh and absolutely beautiful? The best way to describe the Bokkeveld Plateau around Nieuwoudtville in the Succulent Karoo. This is where the WWF...
28-10-2013
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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,...
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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Participants from 12 West African countries confirmed the urgent need for increased capacity and resources to respond to the uncertain and changing climate by...
14-10-2013
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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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Over 80 percent of the world's ice-free land could undergo profound ecosystem transformation by 2100, a new study has revealed.
11-10-2013
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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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The South African Centre for Carbon Capture...
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The European Commission has approved funding for 248 new projects under the LIFE+ programme, the European Union's environment fund. The projects cover actions...
12-09-2013
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The UNFCCC secretariat invites you to participate in a contest aimed at highlighting the benefits of the Kyoto Protocol's Clean Development Mechanism and the...
10-09-2013
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The Regional Integrated Multi-Hazard Early Warning System for Africa and Asia (RIMES) is organizing a training workshop on Paleoflood Hydrology in Flood Risk...
02-09-2013
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Over 2,500 workers of Ministry of Water and Energy and other six enterprises responsible to the Ministry yesterday transplanted about 20,000 seedlings in...
01-08-2013
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There is need for close attention in the adaptation of climate change and approaches that go beyond words into action with potential to informing and guiding...
01-08-2013
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Based on the success of last year’s Sustainable Energy Finance Summer Academy in Nairobi, a new course is offered this year with a special focus on Africa this...
31-07-2013
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Underscoring that droughts affect more people annually than any other type of natural disaster, the July edition of the FAO newsletter describes the increased...
18-07-2013
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Two announcements for doctoral scholarships in environmental economics at the Center for Development Research (ZEF), University of Bonn, Germany, in...
09-07-2013
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Nationally appropriate mitigation actions (NAMAs) are fast becoming the climate finance vehicle of choice to support developing countries in the transition to...
09-07-2013
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The FAO soil survey project for Tanzania models release carbon from soil into the atmosphere that contributes to climate change. The results of the sampling...
08-07-2013
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