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Monthly Archives: July, 2021

Africa rises to challenge of climate crisis, accelerates action on Paris Agreement

Africa is at a crossroads. The multiplying challenges of the climate crisis, conflict and COVID-19 have put more and more people at risk. And while...

#TransfatFreeNigeria: Nigeria can lead the way

“This pandemic has magnified every existing inequality in our society – like systemic racism, gender inequality, and poverty” – Melinda Gates When Melinda Gates made...

Strong supportive voices for biotechnology crucial for technology uptake in Africa, says expert

Strong supportive voices for agricultural biotechnology are crucial for the effective deployment and utilisation of biotechnology for improved crop productivity in Africa. Further, more...

Joseph Magero: WHO doing untold harm to Africa’s desperate smokers

The World Health Organisation (WHO) is failing in its duty and Africans have particular reason to feel aggrieved. Its latest attack on alternative nicotine products...

Brief clamous hazardous waste regulation to end ‘toxic colonialism’

An IISD policy brief explains that to change the practice of dumping hazardous wastes, the sources must be identified and governments must be enabled...

Climate change leading to more extreme weather events, says study

The number of extreme weather events occurring around the world is increasing as a result of climate change, according to a study. Some two-thirds of...

Afghan to build 1,000 greenhouses

Afghanistan’s Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation and Livestock says it plans to construct 1,000 greenhouses in different provinces of the conflict-battered country. According to the ministry’s...

Dozens feared dead in eastern Afghanistan village after heavy flooding

Dozens are feared dead after a flash flood hit a village in Afghanistan’s eastern province of Nuristan, officials said on Thursday, July 29, 2021. According...

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COP28: PACJA, CSDevNet, SIDA deliberate on ways to tackle climate change

Some civil society groups have been deliberating on ways to tackle climate change even as preparations are on for...
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EU sets higher binding targets for renewable energy consumption

The European Union (EU) is to increase the share of renewable energy in the bloc’s overall energy consumption, under...

Robust plan on flood mitigation underway, says minister

The Minister of Environment, Mohammed Abdullahi, says a comprehensive plan to mitigate flooding across the country will soon be...

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COP28: PACJA, CSDevNet, SIDA deliberate on ways to tackle climate change

Some civil society groups have been deliberating on ways...

EU sets higher binding targets for renewable energy consumption

The European Union (EU) is to increase the share...