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Togo gets first independently produced utility-scale renewable energy project

AMEA Power Plant

AMEA Power, a subsidiary of UAE-based Al Nowais Investments (ANI), on Tuesday, June 22, 2021 announced the official commissioning of its 50MW solar photovoltaic (PV) plant in Blitta, Togo, marking the country’s first utility-scale renewable energy project developed by an Independent Power Producer (IPP), and one of the largest solar PV IPP plants in West Africa. Inauguration of the AMEA ...

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Indigenous Peoples Day: Govts, companies urged to take actions

Sengwer indigenous people

Indigenous peoples’ around the world face a myriad of threats in their daily life from the worsening food crisis, to climate change, to landgrab by big transnational agribusiness corporations, to monoculture plantations and deforestation, to mining and extractive industries. The COVID-19 pandemic has worsened threats to health, livelihoods, and wellbeing of indigenous frontline communities. Indigenous people from the Sengwer community ...

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Togo ratifies Paris Agreement as 151st Party

Faure-Essozimna-Gnassingbé

The Togolese Republic on Wednesday, June 28, 2017 deposited its instrument of ratification of the Paris Agreement on Climate Change. The West African nation by the Gulf of Guinea thus becomes the 151st country to endorse the global treaty, after Qatar, which ratified the climate accord on Friday, June 23, 2017. According to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), ...

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Liechtenstein, Togo ratify Minamata Convention

Faure-Essozimna-Gnassingbé

The West African, French-speaking country of Togo and the Central Europe, German-speaking Liechtenstein are the latest countries to endorse the Minamata Convention on Mercury. While the Government of Liechtenstein on 1 February 2017, deposited its instrument of accession, the Togolese Government two days later followed suit on 3 February 2017, thereby bringing to 38 the total number of future Parties to the ...

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Togo, UK ratify Nagoya Protocol

Ratifications by Togo and the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland have brought the total number of ratifications to the Nagoya Protocol on Access to Genetic Resources and the Fair and Equitable Sharing of Benefits Arising from their Utilisation to 72. The Governments of Togo and the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland deposited their instruments ...

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NEPAD to support Togo on Biosafety Regulatory Frameworks

Prof. Aggrey Ambali

The New Partnership for Africa’s Development (NEPAD) has pledged Togo on regulatory frameworks in the area of the advancement of science, technology and innovation in the country. A high-level advocacy team led by Prof. Aggrey Ambali, who represented the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of NEPAD Agency and the Michigan State University, expressed the availability of NEPAD Agency to support the ...

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