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Workshop on Green Climate Fund and National Designation held in Hohoe

Mr Foster Aboagye Gyamfi, Principal Economic Officer at the Ministry of Finance, has stated that there was the need to sensitise and engage stakeholders...
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Ghana gets US$54.5 million to reduce deforestation and carbon emissions

The Green Climate Fund (GCF) has approved US$54.5million to address deforestation and forest degradation challenges in the Northern Savannah Zone of Ghana, whilst promoting...

Ecobank Ghana receives Green Climate Fund Accreditation to support solar projects

Ecobank Ghana has been accredited by the Green Climate Fund (GCF), paving way for the institution to receive funds from the GCF for on-lending...

Namibia acquires 150 kilowatts solar power plant

Namibia has acquired a 150 kilowatts power plant, as part of the country's goal to attain renewable energy and energy efficiency targets, the Ministry...
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Ghana commences the development of the GCF Country Programme

Ghana has commenced the development of its Green Climate Fund (GCF) Country Programme with a launch of a wide range of stakeholder collaborations...

Greenway International Foundation partners Galaxy Int School to combat Climate change

Climate change is one of the greatest challenges facing humanity which needs a concerted effort by all nations to help minimise the negative implications...
Antonio Guterres

US$1.5 trillion needed annually to fill financing gap for SDGs – Antonio Guterres

United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said Friday that some 1.5 trillion U.S. dollars is needed annually to fill the financing gap for the Sustainable...
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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...

Ghana Gov’t Seek Funds To Implement Nationally Determined Contributions

Professor Kwabena Frimpong-Boateng, Minister of Environment, Science, Technology and Innovation has held talks with managers of Green Climate Fund (GCF) in Bonn, Germany for...
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AfDB partners Green Climate to Unearth Africa’s Potential

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

Namibia to launch projects to mitigate climate change effects

Namibia will launch climate action projects to benefit people living in areas susceptible to the impacts of climate change, an official said Wednesday. The projects...

Ghana needs $320 million to combat climate change

Mr Robert Mensah, an Economist with the Natural Resources, Environment and Climate Change Unit of the Ministry of Finance, has said institutions in Ghana...
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Namibia gets US$21 million grant for climate change adaptation

In an announcement on Tuesday, the Environmental Investment Fund of Namibia (EIF) said that the projects will be implemented over a period of five...
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Morocco holds first consultative discussions on COP 22

High ranking officials from the Maghreb region are convening in Rabat for a three days’ workshop, jointly organized by the Government of Morocco, Union...
Climate change

Zambia to benefit from German climate adaptation fund

The funds, released through the Integrating Agriculture in National Adaptation Plans Program, the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and the United Nations Development Program...

Celebrating Earth Day 2015

? (By Sam Healy, Regional Environmental Officer, U.S. Embassy) As the 45th observance of Earth Day approaches, I wanted to reflect on the significance of...

AfDB and Green Climate Fund To Channel Funding Into Africa

The African Development Bank (AfDB) is working diligently to join the Green Climate Fund?s (GCF) seven newly accredited agencies, in order to become a...
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Obama assists developing countries with $3bn for climate fund

The president of the United States of America, Barack Obama has announced a $3 billion package towards the Green Climate Fund to help developing...

The World Has Never Faced A Global Challenge Like Climate Change-Ban

Vows to tackle climate change, commitments to meet emission reduction targets and promises of financial assistance were thick on the ground Tuesday as world...

AfDB urges African countries to access Green Climate Fund

A new report by the African Development Bank (AfDB) in collaboration with Vivid Economics, makes concrete proposals that will facilitate access by African countries...