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Monthly Archives: February, 2016

Southern Africa prepares for El Niño impact

The Southern African Development Community (SADC) secretariat on Thursday (February 25, 2016) convened a two-day multi-sectoral stakeholder consultative meeting to develop a regional preparedness...

Ghanaian legislators demand explanations for water crisis

Usually, it is the agitations of residents that give an indication of water shortage, scarcity or crisis. But when a nation’s legislature become the...

Fiji begins post-Cyclone Winston cleanup amid call for climate action

A massive clean-up operation has begun on the Pacific Island of Fiji after a powerful cyclone. Cyclone Winston hit the island recently, with winds of...

How firm is impacting biodiversity, livelihood in Africa, by Greenpeace

A new Greenpeace France investigations on Socfin, a company owned 38.75% by Bolloré group, has revealed the impact of the company’s plantations on forests,...

Food security concerns as cocoyam disappears in Arochukwu

Cocoyam, a root crop, for many years served as a major source of revenue for rural women in the ancient town of Arochukwu in Abia...

New COP21 president sets agenda to build Paris Agreement momentum

The new President of the UN climate change process, French Minister of the Environment, Energy and the Sea, Ségolène Royal, on Monday February 22,...

ERA/FoEN to Lagos: Budgetary allocation to water dreadfully low

The Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria (ERA/FoEN) has called on the Lagos State Government to come up with a more realistic allocation...

Nile Day: Region asked to focus on reversing climate change impacts

February 22nd is the annual day to celebrate the Nile River, an essential force of life for millions. In this celebration, 350.org called for...

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Targeted reimbursement: A just price for CO2

A price for CO2 can be both highly effective and socially just - if it's well designed. This is the...
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Group mobilises mining communities on path of climate resilience

Global Initiative for Food Security and Ecosystem Preservation (GIFSEP) with support of 350 Africa and the Global Greengrants Fund...

Group urges govt’s intervention as flood submerges Ibaji, other LGs in Kogi

A socio-cultural group, Iko Udama, has appealed to the Federal Government for more intervention as flood submerges Ibaji, Idah...

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Targeted reimbursement: A just price for CO2

A price for CO2 can be both highly effective...

Group mobilises mining communities on path of climate resilience

Global Initiative for Food Security and Ecosystem Preservation (GIFSEP)...