ENVIRONNEMENT | ENVIRONMENT

16-Apr-2019 to 16:31

Botswana's neighbours back hunting, culling of elephants

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana's neighbours, namely, Angola, Botswana, Namibia, Zambia and Zimbabwe have reaffirmed their support to Botswana's management plans on elephants which include among others lifting of hunting ban and culling of elephants, APA learned here Tuesday.

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11-Apr-2019 to 11:18

Sweden co-funds $8.5 million Uganda climate resilient project

APA-Kampala (Uganda) — The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) in conjunction with Sweden has launched a new five-year program on "Climate Resilient Livelihood Opportunities for Economic Empowerment of Women in Uganda’s Karamoja and West Nile Regions".

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11-Apr-2019 to 05:55

S/African rhino horns confiscated in Hong Kong – Ministry

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — The South African government has welcomed the confiscation of rhino horns valued at about US$2.1 million in Hong Kong, the ministry of environmental affairs said on Wednesday.

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10-Apr-2019 to 11:00

Mozambique seeks $50m for reforestation project

APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — Mozambique's Ministry of Land, Environment and Rural Development is seeking US$50 million for reforestation and forest management projects to mitigate the effects of climate change, APA leant here on Wednesday.

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09-Apr-2019 to 10:56

Beira: One month after Cyclone Idai

APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — The streets of this busy port city are returning to life as Mozambique approaches the one-month anniversary of Cyclone Idai’s March 14 landfall, while the search for survivors continues in neighbouring Zimbabwe.

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05-Apr-2019 to 20:35

Botswana allays tropical cyclone fears

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana’s Department of Meteorological Services (DMS) on Friday cautioned the public to ignore information circulating on social media about an anticipated tropical cyclone that is expected to impact Southern Africa.

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05-Apr-2019 to 12:48

Congo: €13m EU funding for six new projects

APA-Brazzaville (Congo) By Léon Charles Moukouri — In 2019, the European Union (EU) will finance six projects in Congo with a strong environmental impact to the tune of €13 million or CFA8.5 billion, for improved living conditions of the population, said the EU Ambassador to Brazzaville, Raul Mateus Paula.

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