23-Jan-2021 to 15:53

Immature swarms of desert locust appear in Ethiopia, Kenya: FAO

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) Saturday said immature swarms of desert locust continue to appear in six zones of Ethiopia’s Afar and Amhara regions.

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13-Jan-2021 to 19:57

FAO warns desert locusts continue East Africa migration

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — Immature locust swarms continue to migrate southwards from different breeding areas in eastern Africa, the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) said Tuesday.

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12-Jan-2021 to 19:23

Senegal: Great Green Wall Initiative gets second wind

APA - Dakar (Senegal) — Several donors pledged yesterday to provide more than 14 billion dollars to this project, one of which ambitions is to restore 100 million hectares of land along the Sahelian strip.

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11-Jan-2021 to 17:49

Sahel: Great Green Wall gets $6 billion boost from AfDB

APA-Dakar (Senegal) — The African Development Bank (AfDB) will mobilize $6.5 billion for the Great Green Wall Initiative.

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04-Jan-2021 to 17:07

Rwanda's weather watchdog warns heavy rains by the end of February 2021

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — Rwanda Meteorology Agency on Monday warned that the rainfall expected between January and February may affect post-harvest handling activities if farmers and authorities do not put in place necessary measures.

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29-Dec-2020 to 17:25

Rwanda: 14 families left homeless following heavy rains

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — Torrential rains that hit Rwanda earlier this week have destroyed at least 14 homes in various areas of Nyanza, a district in Southern Rwanda, leaving dozens of families homeless, a senior local administrative official in the region confirmed to APA Tuesday in Kigali.

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18-Dec-2020 to 12:08

S/Africa: Ramaphosa appoints climate change body

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — President Cyril Ramaphosa has appointed members of South Africa’s first Presidential Climate Change Coordinating Commission with immediate effect, APA learnt on Friday.

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