ENVIRONNEMENT | ENVIRONMENT

27-Oct-2022 to 16:40

Egypt ready as African COP27 host - Official

APA - Egypt (Cairo) — Egypt's Minister of Foreign Affairs and COP27 President-Designate, Sameh Shoukry, on Thursday said his country was ready to host world leaders, delegates and climate stakeholders under the banner of “Together for Implementation”.

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27-Oct-2022 to 13:01

Rwanda seeks $1.37b to save forest cover

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — Rwanda is looking to mobilize an investment of $1.37 billion in carbon markets by decreasing the use of charcoal and firewood from current 85% down to 42% in 2030, according to an official report from Rwanda Environment Management Authority (REMA) seen by APA on Thursday.

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29-Sep-2022 to 15:28

Senegal: Diofior rice growers smiling again

APA - Diofior (Senegal) — Desalinating the land in Senegal's Baboulaye Valley has brought smiles to farmers again, enabling them to become self-sufficient in rice.

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29-Sep-2022 to 08:27

50 homes destroyed as heavy rains hit Northern Rwanda

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — At least 50 families in Musanze, a district in Northern Rwanda were left homeless after heavy rains destroyed housing structures and valuable property., a senior local administrative official confirmed Wednesday to APA in Kigali.

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23-Sep-2022 to 10:25

Italy to host renewable energy conference

APA-Dakar (Senegal) — An international conference on renewable energy will take place in Italy from 8 to 11 November, 2022, during which discourses will take place on fostering technology solutions to help roll back climate change.

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19-Sep-2022 to 17:18

Nigeria commits to clean energy goals with corporate partners

APA – Lagos (Nigeria) — The Clean Energy Demand Initiative (CEDI) has said that the US Special Presidential Envoy for Climate, Sen. John Kerry joined the Nigerian federal government on September 13, 2022, in Abuja, as it signed a Letter of Intent by the Minister for Environment Mohammed Abdullahi, and seven companies – AB InBev, Akamai, HP, Iron Mountain, Lady Lawyer Foundation, Rife International, and Unilever – to support the clean energy transition by working to proc...

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