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  1. Food insecurity in Africa is “very strongly related to climate change”
    Food insecurity in Africa is “very strongly related to climate change” 20 Feb 2018

    The Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) of the UN has warned that hunger in Africa is being made worse by the impacts of climate change.

    Africa,Agriculture,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  2. Sustainable agriculture provides a lifeline to Mali’s women
    Sustainable agriculture provides a lifeline to Mali’s women 14 Feb 2018

    Agriculture is often a key route out of poverty for many in developing countries, especially among women.

    Africa,Agriculture,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  3. UK pledges £21.5 million for climate change adaptation in Zimbabwe
    UK pledges £21.5 million for climate change adaptation in Zimbabwe 12 Feb 2018

    The UK’s Department of International Development (DFID) has announced new funding to support climate change programmes in Zimbabwe.

    Africa,Policy,Agriculture,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  4. Solar power will bring electricity to millions of Africans, says development bank
    Solar power will bring electricity to millions of Africans, says development bank 2 Feb 2018

    The African Development Bank is unveiling its plan to help connect 29.3 million people in the continent with electricity by 2020.

    Africa,Sustainable Energy,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  5. Gambia’s river basin to be protected against climate change impacts
    Gambia’s river basin to be protected against climate change impacts 1 Feb 2018

    A new $25.5 million project from UN Environment and the Green Climate Fund (GCF) will protect Gambia’s natural landscape from the increasingly damaging effects of climate change.

    Africa,Finance,Agriculture,Sustainable Investment Forum
  6. Ghana to make its climate policies legally binding
    Ghana to make its climate policies legally binding 29 Jan 2018

    Ghana is considering enshrining its climate policies into law so as to send the right message to development agencies that the country is committed to climate mitigation and adaptation efforts.

    Africa,Policy,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  7. 5 countries driving the energy revolution
    5 countries driving the energy revolution 25 Jan 2018

    With the world going through the biggest energy transformation since the industrial revolution, there are well-known and hidden heroes leading the way during this paradigm shift.

    Africa,Asia,Europe,Worldwide,Finance,Tech. & Innovation,Sustainable Energy,Sustainable Innovation Forum,Sustainable Investment Forum
  8. New $55m financing to help African communities access renewable energy
    New $55m financing to help African communities access renewable energy 5 Jan 2018

    A group of investors has approved new investments to support remote African communities gain access to renewable energy.

    Africa,Finance,Sustainable Investment Forum
  9. In rural South Africa sport provides an education in sustainability
    In rural South Africa sport provides an education in sustainability 4 Jan 2018

    The adage that one should think globally, but act locally is particularly true for sustainability and conservation.

    Africa,Sustainable Innovation In Sport,Sport
  10. Scientists urge action to save chocolate from climate change
    Scientists urge action to save chocolate from climate change 2 Jan 2018

    Academics have warned that the cacao plant used to make chocolate could entirely disappear by 2050 due to climate change.

    Africa,Worldwide,Agriculture,Sustainable Innovation Forum

OUT NOW: CLIMATE ACTION 2017-18

Climate Action and UNEP are delighted to present the official Climate Action report for COP23, Bonn, Germany.

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