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Italy, UNEP seek to empower rural communities through clean and sustainable energy

Italy and UNEP

Italian Agency for Development Cooperation (AICS) Office in Kenya and the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), Regional Office for Africa jointly launched last week the project: “Transformation of Climate action through utilisation of a hybridised Clean and Sustainable Energy as a driver to climate-smart agriculture and agribusiness value chain”. Delegates at the ceremony to launch the project The ceremony was ...

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Wildlife: NCF advocates smart agriculture method, advises against bush burning

Bush burning

The Nigerian Conservation Foundation (NCF) says  a smarter agriculture practice devoid of bush burning will promote and improve the ecosystem and  biodiversity of the country. Bush burning Mr Solomon Adefolu and Mr Mohammed Boyi, both NCF Lead, Climate Change Programme Officers, made the assertion in an interview in Lagos on Thursday, March 4, 2021. They spoke on the sideline of ...

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UN reviews action on implementing low-emissions agriculture

ActionAid Agriculture

An information event on agriculture and climate change held during the June Momentum on Climate Change on Tuesday, June 9, 2020 saw countries share their experiences on how to maintain momentum to implement more resilient, sustainable and low-emissions agriculture. Agriculture The focus at the virtual event was the “Koronivia Joint Work on Agriculture”, adopted at COP23 in 2017 in Bonn. This includes technical exchanges ...

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Issues unaddressed in climate smart agriculture discourse, by Nwajiuba


Challenges related to rising temperature and farm labour, changing rainfall in a dominantly rainfed system as well as increased frequency of occurrence of extreme weather events have either been partly addressed or totally neglected in the Climate Smart Agriculture (CSA) discourse. This was the submission of Prof Chinedum Nwajiuba of the Imo State University, Owerri in a presentation at the ...

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Activists reject Global Alliance on Climate-Smart Agriculture

A team of civil society organisations is kicking against the proposed Global Alliance for Climate-Smart Agriculture, saying that it will not deliver the urgently-needed solutions   We, the undersigned civil society organisations, hereby manifest our rejection of the proposed Global Alliance for Climate-Smart Agriculture to be launched at the UN Secretary-General’s Climate Change Leaders’ Summit. This proposed alliance is a deceptive ...

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