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African Women Impact Fund launches with $60m commitment to drive inclusive investment environment

The Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) and Standard Bank Group, with the support of the Arab Bank for Economic Development in Africa (BADEA), the...

Green, social bonds to serve Africa’s sustainable investment needs

Green, Social, and Sustainable (GSS) bonds market remains a new frontier for Africa that will help the continent build a deeper, resilient and sustainable...

New project in support of African Continental Free Trade Area launched

The Enhanced Integrated Framework (EIF), the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) and the International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation (ITFC) are partnering on...

Stakeholders seal agreement to build electric battery industry in DRC

A battery minerals industry is set to take off in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) after a series of firm commitments were sealed...

Africa’s energy deficit may thwart attainment of SDG-7 on electricity access, says ECA

Achieving the UN Sustainable Development Goal-7 may elude Africa, due to limited supply and access to electricity, says Ms Vera Songwe, the United Nations...

Embedding and financing climate resilience underpins Africa’s recovery

The fifth African Climate Resilience Infrastructure Summit (ACRIS5), which was held virtually from June 16 to 17, 2021, highlighted that integration of climate resilience...

Africa not on track to achieve zero hunger by 2030 – FAO

Africa is not on track to achieve zero hunger by 2030, Food and Agriculture Organisation’s (FAO) Regional Representative for Africa, Abebe Haile-Gabriel, told a...

Green recovery can revive coronavirus-hit African economy, tackle climate change – ECA

Efforts to revive the African economy in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic should ensure a “green recovery” that and strikes a blow against...

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Stakeholders urge govt to prioritise youth engagement in climate governance

The government of Nigeria has been told to value and prioritise youth engagement by providing them with platforms to...
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New Zealand’s largest city swamped as torrential rain hits

Rising floodwaters swamped houses and streets throughout New Zealand’s largest city on Friday, January 27, 2023, with every fire...

Sustainable energy: Schneider explains how microgrids can reduce carbon emission

Digital energy multinational, Schneider Electric, says existing technologies can reduce carbon emissions by 70 per cent and engineer a...

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Stakeholders urge govt to prioritise youth engagement in climate governance

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Rising floodwaters swamped houses and streets throughout New Zealand’s...