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Kenya to promote indigenous vegetables to combat climate change

Kenya plans to promote African indigenous vegetables in order to combat climate change, a research regulator said on Monday. Lusike Wasilwa, director...
African Utility Week

Rosatom highlights on detrimental effects of climate change

Rosatom screens the “Wild Edens: Russia” documentary at African Utility Week to highlight the detrimental effects of climate change. The Wild Edens project is...
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Climate Change Workshop Scheduled for May 14

A two-day workshop would be held by the Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA) from May 14 to 15, to discuss and share knowledge on climate...
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EU and Ghana reaffirm commitment to combat climate change

The Head of the EU Delegation to Ghana, Ambassador Diana Acconcia, has reaffirmed the Union’s commitment of protecting the environment to help...
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IMF Boss Advise Countries to Fulfill Paris Climate Deal

Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) Christine Lagarde on Friday urged countries to get real on meeting the commitment of Paris Agreement...
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UN urges educational module to advance climate change mindfulness in Africa

The UN Environment on Tuesday called for the revision of education curriculum in Africa to promote climate change awareness among the youth. Richard Munang, UN...
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International Community vows to give more to tackling climate change

High-ranking government officials or representatives from countries attending a UN high-level meeting pledged on Friday that their governments will continue to take more practical...
Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR-SARI)

CSIR-SARI promoting climate change adaptation strategies in agriculture

Dr Alhassan Lansah Abdulai, Agro-Meteorologist at the Savannah Agricultural Research Institute of Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR-SARI), has said the Institute is...
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Ghana Showcases activities to check climate change

Dr Emmanuel Tachie-Obeng-National Focal Person on Climate Change Education and Awareness creation has described the just ended Africa climate week conference as one of...
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International Community Support is crucial to local climate change actions

Hajia Alima Mahama, the Minister of Local Government, has asked the international community to make adequate contributions into the Green Climate Fund or the...
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The Time is Now for an Aggressive Climate Change programme

Ambassador Luis Alfonso de Alba, a Special Envoy for United Nations Secretary-General on Climate Action, has said it is time the world concentrated on...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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,...
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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...
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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...