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African farmers lack knowledge of GMOs, says foundation

The African Agricultural Technology Foundations (AATF) on Sunday, December 16, 2018 expressed displeasure over lack of knowledge of Genetically Modified Organism (GMO) among the...

COMESA set to launch seed labels

The Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) plans to launch seed labels for easier trade within the 21-member countries, an official has disclosed. John Mukuka,...

Drug abuse threatens Africa’s security, health, rule of law

Drug abuse is a significant threat to security, health, rule of law and sustainable development in Africa, an African Union (AU) official has said. Jane Marie Ongolo,...

U.S. official calls for joint efforts in management of drugs abuse

A senior U.S. government official has called for joint efforts in the management of drugs abuse. Kirsten Madison, U.S. Department of State’s Assistant Secretary of...

New ‘Katowice Climate Package’ to operationalise Paris Agreement

Late in the evening of Saturday, December 15, 2018 in Katowice, Poland, the UN climate negotiations (COP24) ended, with Parties adopting a set of...

‘Sufferings of many’ pay for ‘luxuries of few’ as COP24 adopts guidelines for Paris accord

As critical negotiations on how to enact the Paris Agreement on climate change ended on Saturday, December 15, 2018 in Katowice, Poland, legal and...

COP24: Countries struggle to muster collective political will to tackle climate crisis

World leaders arrived at the UN climate talks in Katowice with a mandate to uphold the Paris Agreement and respond to the emergency of...

Reactions trail adoption of ‘Katowice Climate Package’ at COP24

Late on Saturday (December 15, 2018) evening, the UN climate negotiations drew to a close, with Parties adopting a set of guidelines for the...

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Association promises improved PSP services in waste management

The Association of Waste Managers of Nigeria (AWAMN) has assured that private sector participants (PSP) operators in Lagos State...
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Climate action impossible without trust – Espinosa

Speaking to G7 climate, energy and environment ministers on Thursday, May 26, 2022, UN Climate Change Executive Secretary Patricia...

New funding announced to protect biodiversity in UK overseas territories

Threatened species across the UK Overseas Territories (UKOTs) are set to benefit from £6.4 million government funding announced. Green turtles...

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Association promises improved PSP services in waste management

The Association of Waste Managers of Nigeria (AWAMN) has...

Climate action impossible without trust – Espinosa

Speaking to G7 climate, energy and environment ministers on...