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AFD, EIB, the EU and Kenya join forces to improve access to water and...

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On the sidelines of the visit to France of the President of the Republic of Kenya, H.E. Mr. Uhuru KENYATTA on October 2, financing...
Nadmo Interventions

Hohoe NADMO embarks on a tree planting exercise

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Mr Hilarius Kofi Gockel, Hohoe Municipal Coordinator of the National Disaster Management Organisation (NADMO), has said the Organisation was embarking on a tree planting...
regional climate action

Global leaders present bold climate action at roundtable

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Global leaders presented on Thursday bold climate ambition and urgent demands at the Climate Ambition Roundtable convened by United Nations (UN) Secretary-General Antonio Guterres,...
Minister of Employment and Labour Relations (MELRs), Mr Ignatius Baffour Awuah

Labour Minister appointed member of International Advisory Board on Climate

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Mr Ignatius Baffour Awuah, Minister of Employment and Labour Relations, has been appointed a member of the International Advisory Board on the Climate...
Global climate

EU climate chief welcomes newly announced Chinese climate target

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Frans Timmermans, the European Commission's executive vice president responsible for the European Green Deal, Tuesday welcomed the target set by China to achieve...
A Qantas airplane takes off from Sydney Airport, in Sydney, Australia, March 18, 2020. Virgin Australia airline announced Wednesday it would temporarily suspend all international flights as well as 50 percent of domestic services, in another blow to the industry by COVID-19. Australia's national carrier Qantas on Tuesday cancelled 90 percent of its international flights as well as 60 percent of its domestic capacity. (Xinhua/Bai Xuefei)

Zimbabwe to resume flights to boost tourism

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Zimbabwe will resume domestic flights on Thursday and international flights on Oct. 1 as the government steps up efforts to revive tourism, one of...
The debilitating impact of climate change

Durban launches Africa’s first city climate action plan

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South Africa's eThekwini Municipality on Thursday became the first city on the African continent and one of the 12 cities in the world to...
Global climate

No hope of reaching climate, development goals without youth optimism, know-how -UN chief

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Without harnessing the energy, tech savvy and optimism of young people, the world has no hope of achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)...
Kristalina Georgieva, Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), delivers a speech in Washington D.C., the United States, Oct. 8, 2019. (Xinhua/Liu Jie)

IMF chief urges G20 economies to take further actions on trade, climate, inequality

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International Monetary Fund (IMF) Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva on Wednesday urged the Group of 20 (G20) economies to take further actions to reduce uncertainties. ...

World not adequately providing healthy life, climate for children’s future

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The health and future of children and adolescents worldwide is under immediate threat from ecological degradation, climate change and exploitative marketing practices that push...

Opinion: Extreme events are reversing development goals

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Cyclones in the Caribbean and Pacific, devastating bushfires in Australia, recurrent floods and droughts in Asia and Africa, increasingly bring tragic loss of life...
climate change

Southern African climate experts to meet in Luanda

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Climate experts from the Southern African Development Community (SADC) will meet in Angola's Luanda on Aug. 28 amid a severe drought since 2018 in...
Global climate

Ghana and UNDP Woo in Investor Through Climates Investment Forum

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An investment forum on Ghana’s Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) has been held in Accra to showcase proven climate solution and investment-ready climate action projects...
AfDB

AfDB Pledges to Provide continuing Funding for Climate from 2020

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The African Development Bank will double its climate finance commitments for the period 2020-2025. Dr Akinwumi A. Adesina, the Bank's President announced Thursday at...
climate change

Food Security Remains Threatened Due to Hostile Climate Conditions

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Dr. Iddrisu Yahaya, an Economist at the Savanna Agricultural Research Institute of the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR-SARI), has said the hostile...
Cocoa Production

Cocoa Farmers advised to Practice Climate- Friendly Agroforestry

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A programme to transform Ghana’s Kakum cocoa-forest landscape into a more sustainable agroforestry area has been launched with a call on cocoa farmers to...
The debilitating impact of climate change

CSIR-FORIG sensitise school children on climate change

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

Save the Children & IFAD initiates measures to save adolescent girls from...

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By 2030 there will be 129 million children with stunted growth due to malnutrition, mostly born of young mothers. Opens today in Rome the International...
climate change

MCE challenges African cities to support C40 action plan on climate

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Mr Mohammed Adjei Sowah, the Accra Metropolitan Chief Executive, has urged African cities to welcome the new C40 Climate Action Planning Programme for Africa...
The debilitating impact of climate change

Ghana validating climate resilience initiative

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GIZ, a German Development Agency, in collaboration with the Munich Climate Insurance Initiative (MCII), is partnering countries including Ghana to develop a climate resilience...
Frimpong Boateng

Ghana reach agreement with global bodies in Bonn

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Professor Kwabena Frimpong-Boateng, Minister of Environment, Science, Technology and Innovation, says Ghana was able to go through very promising agreements at the just ended...
climate change

COP23 Conference Receive Eco-Friendly Performance Certification

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The UN Conference of Parties (COP23) on Climate Change that closed in Bonn on Friday has been awarded as the first UN Climate Change...

Former President Commends Author Of “Conversations with My Father”

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Former President John Agyekum Kufuor has encouraged young Ghanaian and African writers to write books that would help shape the thinking and perceptions of...
climate change

Africa’s wildlife lobby urges paradigm shift to boost climate resilience

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African governments and their partners need to adopt a pragmatic approach to enhance resilience against adverse impact of climate change that include conflicts, habitat...
climate change

Small Island Developing States In Frontline Of Extreme Weather Conditions

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A special initiative aimed to protect people living in Small Island Developing States from the heath impacts of climate change has been launched at...
climate change

Agriculture Investment Potential For Curbing Emissions

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Climate Change activists and experts at the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP23) in Bonn, Germany have said investing faster in agricultural climate action...
Climate change

Innovation body to help Kenyan SMEs combat climate change

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Kenya Climate Innovation Center (KCIC), a body established by the World Bank, said it plans to help 300 small and medium-sized enterprises to play...
climate change

AfDB partners Green Climate to Unearth Africa’s Potential

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If the fight against climate change is not won in Africa, it cannot be won anywhere else, said Akinwumi Adesina, President of the African...
climate change

EIB Makes Largest Climate Change Financial Contribution

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The European Investment Bank (EIB) plans to invest around USD 100 billion in climate action in and outside of Europe within the five years...

Biomimic Tree Sets The Agenda for UNFCCC COP23

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Drawing attention to the impact that climate change is having on rural communities in developing countries, British artist Silas Birtwistle unveiled his Biomimic Tree...