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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...
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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...
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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...
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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....
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Angolan Smallholder farmers to improve food security

A new financial agreement, signed today between the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) and Angola, will boost food and nutrition security among some...
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Genetic Resources Workshop Underway in Ghana

Ghana is hosting an international workshop on conservation of genetic resources that is aimed at helping African countries to improve their technology for conserving...
The headquarters of the African Development Bank (AfDB) are pictured in Abidjan, Ivory Coast, September 16, 2016. REUTERS/Luc Gnago

Green energy to power Africa – AfDB

The African Development Bank (AfDB) has made green energy supply a major priority to drive Africa’s economic growth. Mr. Amadou Hott, the Bank’s Vice President...
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Kenya to tackle climate change using satellite data

Kenya plans to use satellite data in order to combat climate change, a senior government official said on Thursday. William Ruto, the Deputy President, told...
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AfDB pumps funds into Africa’s green growth energy portfolios

Mr Amadou Hott, Vice President for Power, Energy, Climate Change and Green Growth of the African Development Bank has said the Bank is radically...
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Cape Town Soon to Run Out of Water

South Africa’s second biggest city averts a water crisis—for now Mohammed Allie’s wife has given up showers while Cape Town, South Africa’s second-largest city after...
United Nation

UN finds conflict, climate change as key promoters of global hunger

The United Nations said Wednesday that the main drivers of hunger and malnutrition were man-made conflict and climate change and the protracted crises that...

UN official lauds Kenya for enacting mechanisms to manage climate change

A UN official on Tuesday lauded Kenya for putting in place policies and legal instruments that safeguard the country against the effects of adverse...
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Experts gather in Botswana to prepare climate change report

Over 100 climate change experts gathered Monday in Gaborone, capital of Botswana, for a three-day seminar on innovative solutions towards climate change. The seminar, dubbed...
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Ghana to transform climate change policy into laws

To ensure unhindered enforcement of its Climate Change policy, government of Ghana seeks to transform these policies into legally Mandatory Instruments (laws), a senior...
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Bonn Climate Change Discussions Creates Alliances For & Against Coal Usage

The climate change talks in Bonn, Germany saw the creation of alliances for and against the use of coal to generate power, as the...
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Youth in Europe And African entreated to form partnerships

The Italian Prime Minister, Mr Paolo Gentiloni, has called for strong partnership between the youth of Europe and Africa. He said as one of the...

ASSAR highlight activities to enhance climate change adaptation

The Adaptation at Scale in Semi-Arid Regions (ASSAR) Africa-team Project has come out with activities to enhance climate change adaptation in the Upper West...
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Scaling-up Evergreen Agriculture Project kicks off

A new Food Security and Climate Change Project, dubbed, “Scaling-up Evergreen Agriculture Project” is to kick start in the Bawku West, Garu and Mion...

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