ENVIRONNEMENT | ENVIRONMENT

24-Jul-2019 to 14:27

Chemical plant causes angst in Senegalese village

APA - Khondio (Senegal) By Oumar Dembele — Located about 100 km north of Dakar, Khondio village near the Atlantic Ocean continues to ponder over its uncertain future.

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24-Jul-2019 to 13:52

Ethiopia plants 2.6 billion tree seedlings as part of national project

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — Ethiopia's Ministry of Agriculture on Wednesday disclosed that the country has already planted 2.6 billion trees slated to meet the 4 billion trees planting national project.

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23-Jul-2019 to 13:48

Botswana courts Kenya as CITES ivory talks beckon

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana is lobbying Kenya in an effort to convince the East African country to change its position and support ivory trade at the forthcoming Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Flora and Fauna (CITES) meeting scheduled for Switzerland in August.

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22-Jul-2019 to 20:09

EU provides €36m to Ethiopia to cut greenhouse gasses

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — The European Union on Monday provided €36 million to Ethiopia to help the east African nation strengthen greener economy and reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

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16-Jul-2019 to 21:45

Rwanda reaffirms commitment to Green Climate Fund

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — A senior Rwandan government official on Tuesday reaffirmed her country's intention to embrace climate change action is accessing Green Climate Fund (GCF) which has the mandate to help developing countries.

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16-Jul-2019 to 14:24

Belgium impounds African timber cargo

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — A cargo of precious sawn tropical timber (padoek) from Africa is currently blocked in the Belgian port of Antwerp after Greenpeace Belgium officially alerted the government of its presence there last week, an official statement made available Saturday to APA in Kigali revealed.

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15-Jul-2019 to 14:18

UK announces £250m aid to help Africa deal with climate change

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — UK announced a five-year new £250 million aid package to help Africa deal with climate change and move away from fossil fuels.

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