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WFP welcomes $5.3m from U.S. for refugee food assistance in Rwanda

David Beasley

The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) on Thursday, June 24, 2021 received $5.3 million from USAID’s Bureau for Humanitarian Assistance (BHA) to provide humanitarian food assistance to refugees. The food assistance is in the form of cash transfers to over 104,000 Congolese and Burundian refugees in camps across Rwanda. David Beasley, Executive Director of the World Food Programme (WFP) ...

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Rwanda introduces GPS collars for wild species in national parks


Rwanda has introduced next generation technology that allows near real-time tracking of species in protected areas, a move aimed at protecting rare animals in its national parks. The West African black rhino. The collars were fitted to lions, elephants and black rhinos It involves the insertion of sensors in the body parts of the wildlife species, PANA learnt Friday, November ...

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Rwanda, Andorra submit updated NDCs

President Paul Kagame

The Secretariat of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) has received 2020 nationally determined contributions (NDCs) from Rwanda and Andorra. Rwanda’s updated NDC  and Andorra’s second NDC bring the number of Parties to the Paris Agreement on climate change that have submitted their 2020 NDCs to 10. President Paul Kagame of Rwanda (right) during a function. Photo credit: Hope ...

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Rwanda is 70th Party to Minamata Convention

Paul Kagame

The Government of the Republic of Rwanda on Thursday, June 29, 2017 deposited its instrument of ratification, thereby becoming the 70th future Party to the Minamata Convention. Hitherto, the Governments of Palau, Thailand, Slovenia and Viet Nam deposited their instruments of ratification, thereby becoming the 66th to 69th future Parties to the mercury treaty. The depositions were made on Wednesday, ...

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Tanzania, Rwanda, Ghana win $7m renewable energy projects award


Winners of the 2017 $7 million Access Co-Development Facility (ACF) competition have been unveiled. The announcement was made on Thursday, June 8, 2017 in Copenhagen, Denmark by Access Power , a developer, owner and operator of renewable power projects in emerging markets, in partnership with EREN Renewable Energy, a global independent power producer. The three winning projects, hailing from Tanzania, Rwanda ...

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