Home Tags Climate change

Tag: Climate change

climate change

Ghana president rallies African support to fight climate change

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo of Ghana urged Africans here on Wednesday to throw their weight fully behind the fight against climate change. Addressing the...
Cornelia

IFAD Vice-Prez calls for additional investments and focus on rural development in Global South

The Vice-President of the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD),Cornelia Richter, has said that the world needs to harness the power of...
Photo credit: International Potato Center / Sara Fajardo.

Humble Sweet Potato is Capable of helping Climate Change in Africa

The below article was originally written by Nane Annan and published in the Telegraph. Forest fires during a record-breaking warm winter in Europe, Arctic...
climate Change

AU Commission Supports Resilience Agriculture for Climate Change

The African Union Commission (AUC) has reiterated its commitment to engage with multiple stakeholders with the view of supporting African nations in setting up...
Our planet is about 4.6 billion years old. Separate continents began to form approximately 200 million years ago-(mya). Early stages of mankind emerged only 3-4 mya. Homo sapiens sapiens emerged only a few hundred thousand years ago. Our universe is constantly developing and changing.

Viewpoint: Is “Climate Change” Scientifically True or Just Culturally Popular?

I am posting a provocative article that challenges our society’s accepted cultural beliefs about climate change. Admittedly more analysis and discussion is required, but...
climate change

Ghana Needs US$22.6 Billion to Address Climate Change Effects

Ghana is seeking a total amount of 22.6 billion dollars as its budget to implement her 31 national actions to mitigate and adapt to...
AfDB

AfDB earmarks 25 Billion Dollars for Climate Change Fight

The African Development Bank (AfDB) announced on Thursday it would provide 2.5 trillion shillings (25 billion U.S. dollars) over the next five years to...
climate change

Sahel communities equipped to weather climate change

FAO targets local resilience-building solutions for climate-driven challenges A well-targeted, efficiently-crafted, and locally-driven climate change adaptation and mitigation measures can improve social and economic conditions,...
climate Change

SADC delegates call on sustainable funding models on climate change

Southern African Development Community (SADC) working group on climate change on Tuesday called for the region to find sustainable funding models of combating the...
climate change

Africa’s Development Thwarted by Insecurity and Climate Change

The United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has pointed out peace and security as well as climate change as the two major challenges the African...

We also need environmental clean-up for economic performance

The Bank of Ghana earlier last year closed down five banks because they were said to have breached several banking regulations. This was...

Group Files Crucial Motion Against The U.S. Government Over Climate Change Possible Danger

Late last night, youth plaintiffs in Juliana v. United States sought a court order preventing the federal government from issuing leases and mining permits...
Agriculture Produce

Farmers advised to use new technology to check climate change

Farmers have been persuaded to adopt new agricultural technologies as well as improved seeds for farming to increase and sustain production to counter the...
cocoa

West Africa initiates PPP to stem cocoa-related deforestation

A change in the agro-technical methods used in the production of cocoa is critical to reversing deforestation and effects of Climate Change in West...
World Bank

World Bank Unveils Strategies on Climate Change

The World Bank Group on Wednesday launched its Action Plan on Climate Change Adaptation and Resilience. Under the plan, the World Bank Group will ramp...
World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim

WBG President To Step Down After Over Six Years

World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim has announced that he will be stepping down from his position after more than six years in...
Climate change

Climate change is linked to expanding deserts – Tree Rings

New research at the University of Arizona (UA) on tree rings has found that climate change caused expansion of deserts. UA researchers studied tree rings...

CSIR-FORIG sensitise school children on climate change

The Forest and the Climate Change Division (FCCD) of the Forestry Research Institute of Ghana (FORIG) has embarked on schools’ outreach and climate change...

AfDB Introduces Maiden SOFR-linked Transaction In Green Bond Market

The African Development Bank has been rated Aaa/AAA/AAA by Moody’s/S&P/Fitch (all stable) successfully priced a dual-tranche US$ 500 million three-year and US$ 100 million...
climate change

Rwanda Unveils Paris Agreement On Climate Change Plan

Rwanda on Monday launched Nationally Determined Contribution Partnership Plan that seeks to guide the country's implementation of its commitments to the Paris Agreement on...
Climate change

Rwanda launches national plan for Paris Agreement on climate change

Rwanda on Monday launched Nationally Determined Contribution Partnership Plan that seeks to guide the country's implementation of its commitments to the Paris Agreement on...
climate change

Climate change affects energy sources of Namibian rural dwellers

Climate change is altering energy source patterns of rural dwellers in northern Namibia. In the far-flung village in Namibia's Oshana region, Helena Shilongo, 37, has...

UNDP And Partners Supports Farmers With Solar-powered Irrigation Pumps

Imagine having to walk 12kilometers daily to a farm, to produce food to feed your family and many others. This notwithstanding, the biggest challenge...

Rwanda and AFDB Signs A €229 Million Loan Agreement To Expand Electricity Projects

The Government of Rwanda has signed a €229.20 million funding agreement with the African Development Bank to support the country’s program to improve...
agriculture

The Lab, IFAD move to address climate issues affecting smallholder farmers in Africa.

In the margins of the United Nations General Assembly, the Global Innovation Lab for Climate Finance (the Lab) and the International Fund for Agriculture...

Governments: Brainstorm over climate change issues in Bangkok

Against the backdrop of severe and record heatwaves, bushfires, droughts and floods across the world, governments held a supplementary meeting in Bangkok to prepare...
SDG 13

SDG 13 Calls For Public Education And Awareness Creation On GCF

The civil society platform on climate change (SDG 13) in Ghana, is calling on government for a structured dialogue. They have however lauded the efforts...
Climate change

AfDB Spearheads Africa’s financial Alliance for climate Change

Scientific evidence shows that African economies are already reeling from the devastating effects of climate change, further exacerbating their development challenges. Of the 10...
Atewa Forest

Ghana in national reafforestation program to combat climate change

As part of its activities to combat climate change, Ghana has rolled out a program to plant new tree seedlings in degraded forest areas...
Dr. Nana Ama Browne Klutse

Publicise 1st Regiment of Women Climate Change Science Fellows

Today, the African Institute for Mathematical Sciences - Next Einstein Initiative (AIMS-NEI) announces the first cohort of Women in Climate Change Science Fellows: Dr....