ENVIRONNEMENT | ENVIRONMENT

11-Feb-2020 to 23:38

Rwanda poised to fend off locust invasion

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — The Deputy Director General of the Rwanda Agriculture Board (RAB), Charles Bucagu on Tuesday said the country was getting ready to tackle the imminent threat of an invasion by desert locusts from Uganda, as the outbreak slowly impacts East Africa's food insecurity.

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10-Feb-2020 to 17:54

Locusts invade Uganda from Kenya

APA-Kampala (Uganda) — Uganda has confirmed the invasion of the much dreaded desert locusts in three districts in the Karamoja region of Kenya.

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04-Feb-2020 to 23:59

Green Fund commits to protecting Congo Basin

APA-Brazzaville (Congo) — The Director of the Green Climate Fund (GCF) Yannick Glemarec, on a working visit to Brazzaville, has announced the organization in 2020 of a workshop to identify priority projects in the fight against climate change in the Congo Basin.

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03-Feb-2020 to 06:15

S/African firms pledge to reduce plastics pollution by 2025

APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — Some 25 local companies have committed themselves to reducing plastic pollution in the next five-years under what they call the South African Plastics Pact, the firms announced on Sunday.

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24-Jan-2020 to 11:46

Rare migratory bird lands in Kenya from Finland

APA-Nairobi(Kenya) — A rare migratory bird known as Osprey has flown to Kenya, covering a distance of 6,948 kilometers or 4,317 miles to land in Siaya County in west region, the Kenya Wildlife Service(KWS) have disclosed.

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23-Jan-2020 to 08:22

Botswana announces fees for ozone-depleting substances

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana on Thursday announced that it was introducing fees for permits for those wishing to import and export ozone depleting substances.

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22-Jan-2020 to 16:13

Queen Elizabeth to support conservation of Kenya’s Mau forest

APA-Nairobi(Kenya) — The campaign to raise global awareness on the need to conserve Kenya's water towers has received an enormous boost after the largest indigenous mountain forest in East Africa, Mau Forest Complex (MFC) in Rift Valley was admitted to the Queen's Commonwealth Canopy (QCC).

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