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UN Security Council

Kenya vows to advance Africa’s agenda on security and climate change at UNSC

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Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta on Tuesday evening reiterated his government's commitment to advancing Africa's agenda at the United Nations Security Council (UNSC), particularly on...
Fisheries

Fisheries Sector needs a Minister with in-depth knowledge – GTA

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The Ghana Tuna Association (GTA) at weekend maintained that the Fisheries and Aquaculture sector needs a Minister with in-depth knowledge about the industry...
Children Believe

Saboba flood victims receive relief items

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Children Believe (CB) formerly known as Christian Children’s Fund of Canada (CCFC) a child focused International Non-Governmental Organization incorporated in Ghana, has presented ...
Cerath Workshop

Power to the Fishers Project promotes efficient fishing technologies-Director

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Mr Paa Kofi Osei-Owusu, the Director of CERATH Development Organisation (CDO), says "Power to the Fishers Project" has promoted efficient fishing technologies amongst Ghana's...
Adu Koranteng

Adu Koranteng: Ghana Must Invest More On Renewable Energy To Secure Future Needs

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A business and Financial Journalist, Kwabena Adu Koranteng, has advised the president, Nana Akufo Addo, to instruct the Finance Minister, Ken Ofori Atta to...
Renewable Energy in Brazil

Brazil Africa Institute highlights climate change and sustainable development in seminar focused on renewable...

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On March 30, the Brazil Africa Institute (IBRAF) will hold the “Seminar Renewable Energy in Brazil and Africa: The Clean Engines of Economic Development”....
Xi Jinping

Xi stresses green consensus, green development at China-CEEC Summit

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China and Central and Eastern European countries (CEEC) should uphold their "green consensus" and promote green development, Chinese President Xi Jinping said Tuesday. Xi made...
President Xi Jinping speaks during the G20 Extraordinary Leaders' Summit on COVID-19 on Thursday. Photo: Li Xueren/Xinhua

Multilateralism, climate change top agenda at virtual Davos gathering

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Chinese President Xi Jinping's speech and his pledge on multilateral cooperation set the tone for the World Economic Forum (WEF) Virtual Event of the...
Water Aid

WaterAid Ghana builds capacity for climate change communication

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WaterAid, a UK international non-governmental organization dedicated to the provision of safe domestic water, sanitation and hygiene education, is facilitating the development of communication...
Burkina Faso Map

Education Cannot Wait to support education needs in Burkina Faso

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The Director of Education Cannot Wait(ECW), a global fund for education in emergencies and protracted crises, Yasmine Sherif, is on a three-day mission in...
Coffee

Climate change hurts Central American coffee farms, spurs migration

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tca/dpa/GNA - Harvest season had just begun in Matagalpa, Nicaragua, and the coffee plants stood ripe and ready. But there was no one working...
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson

Post-Brexit trade deal “new starting point”: UK PM

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British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said Monday that the post-Brexit trade deal is a new starting point for Britain and the European Union (EU). "I...
Emmanuel Macron

Macron urges immediate action to deal with climate change

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French President Emmanuel Macron Saturday hailed the efforts of the European Union and China in the past years to advance the Paris Agreement and...
Agroecology Farming

NGO advocates inclusion of agroecology in FASDEP III

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The Centre for Indigenous Knowledge and Organisational Development (CIKOD), an NGO, is advocating for the inclusion of agroecology in the successor policy of the...
climate change

UNDP to boost reforestation, response to climate change in Kenya

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The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) on Wednesday pledged to support Kenya's efforts to improve forest cover and respond to climate change. Walid Badawi, UNDP...
climate change

US set to formally exit 2015 Paris agreement to fight climate change

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The United States is set to formally exit the Paris climate accord to fight climate change on the day after Tuesday's presidential election. Wednesday will...
Eib

UNDP and EIB expand partnership to aid governments in tackling global crisis

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The European Investment Bank (EIB) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) have signed a new partnership agreement to scale up their support to...
climate change

Accra to unveil Climate Change Action Plan on October 21

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The Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA) would on Wednesday, October 21, 2020 launch the city’s first Climate Action Plan (CAP) aimed at mitigating the impact...
Img Wa

AGRA joins the rest of the world to commemorate World Food Day

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The COVID-19 pandemic struck Ghana at a time when the country was grappling with youth unemployment, effects of climate change, and 2.5million people (5%...
electricity

Ghana on ‘track to achieve universal access to electricity’ by 2030 – IEA

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Ghana is among a handful of countries that are “on track to achieve universal access to electricity” by 2030, according to the World Energy...
Climate Adaptation

Climate change adaptation is key on our agenda – NADMO

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Mr Divine Bosson, the Volta Regional Director, National Disaster Management Organisation (NADMO), says climate change adaptation is key on the agenda of the organization. ...
climate change

African campaigners urge action on climate change

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Green advocates drawn from the sub-Saharan African region on Friday renewed call for robust action on the climate crisis in order to hasten post-pandemic...
climate change

Kenyan industrialists launch center for green growth, climate change mitigation

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Kenyan manufacturers on Friday launched a center for green growth and climate change mitigation. Mucai Kunyiha, chairman, Kenya Association of Manufacturers (KAM),...
The debilitating impact of climate change

Kenya to have higher temperatures, less rainfall amid climate change

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Annual maximum temperatures in many parts of Kenya are expected to average 32 degrees Celsius by 2050 as rains decrease in regions that currently...
South African President Cyril Ramaphosa speaks at the Extraordinary China-Africa Summit on Solidarity against COVID-19 in Pretoria, South Africa, June 17, 2020. The summit, held via video link, was jointly proposed by China, South Africa, the rotating chair of the African Union (AU), and Senegal, the co-chair of the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC). (South Africa Presidency/Handout via Xinhua)

S. African president wants UN role to be strengthened in confronting challenges

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With the 75th Session of the United Nations General Assembly taking place this week, South African President Cyril Ramaphosa on Monday stressed the urgent...
Climate change

Climate change to ultimately cost humanity US$100,000 per ton of carbon

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Two geoscientists and a philosopher from the University of Chicago (UChicago) estimated that an "ultimate cost of carbon" to humanity comes out closer to...
climate change

Use recovery from COVID-19 to tackle climate change: UN chief

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UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Wednesday urged countries to use recovery from COVID-19 to tackle climate change. "We have a choice: business...
climate change

Climate change not stopped despite COVID-19 pandemic – report

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Climate change has not stopped for COVID-19, as emissions are bouncing back after a temporary decline caused by the pandemic lockdown and economic slowdown,...
Arctic Ocean

We’re Not Just Losing Our Global Air Conditioner. We’re Actively Destroying It.

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The science on the rapidly melting Arctic sea ice, our global air conditioner, was already bleak enough to warn us all to leave it...
Agrf

2020 Africa Agriculture Status Report Unveiled

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The 2020 Africa Agriculture Status Report (AASR)has been unveiled at the African Green Revolution Forum (AGRF) virtual summit in Kigali, Rwanda. This year's AASR focuses...