ENVIRONNEMENT | ENVIRONMENT

19-Jul-2022 to 18:41

USAID chief to visit drought-stricken East Africa

APA-Nairobi (Kenya) — USAID official Samantha Power is set to East Africa, a region where an unprecedented drought is pushing millions to the brink of starvation and where food insecurity is being further exacerbated by Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.

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19-Jul-2022 to 18:19

$60m boost for climate-resilient schemes in Gambia, Benin

APA-Banjul (The Gambia) — The Green Climate Fund has cleared $60 million in funding to support climate-resilient initiatives designed to change lives in two of West Africa's smallest nations - The Gambia and Benin.

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19-Jul-2022 to 17:49

Nigeria and Gabon champion biodiversity conservation using traditional knowledge

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — The governments of Nigeria and Gabon have underscored the need to dramatically increase financing for the expansion and improved management of protected areas in Africa as a global resource critical for all people.

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15-Jul-2022 to 16:21

AU wants holistic approach to plug Africa's energy deficit

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — The African Union (AU) on Friday said Africa requires a holistic approach to meet the continent's energy demand.

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01-Jul-2022 to 10:40

Western climate vultures eyeing Africa’s proposed oil pipeline?

APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — The proposed East African Crude Oil Pipeline (EACOP) has become the latest sore thump in Africa’s quest to seek local solutions to its perennial development challenges amid the usual murmurs by Western environmental activists.

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29-Jun-2022 to 09:42

Ex-Botswana leader calls for global ban on hunting trophy imports

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Former Botswana president Ian Khama has appealed to British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and other leaders to ban hunting trophy imports as part of a global campaign to save elephants and other animals from extinction.

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24-Jun-2022 to 10:47

World Bank approves $143m to tackle severe drought in Somalia

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — The World Bank Thursday said it has approved 143 million U.S. dollars in International Development Assistance (IDA) financing to help vulnerable Somalis tackle severe drought and food insecurity conditions.

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