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  1. African cities commit to reaching zero carbon by 2050
    African cities commit to reaching zero carbon by 2050 18 May 2018

    At a meeting in Nigeria this week, nine African cities pledged to cut carbon emissions to zero within the next three decades.

    Africa,Carbon Reduction
  2. Climate shocks causing severe hunger in Africa's Sahel region
    Climate shocks causing severe hunger in Africa's Sahel region 15 May 2018

    Humanitarian relief workers have warned that about 5 million people in the Sahel are suffering from severe hunger.

    Africa,Agriculture
  3. Growth in solar power is bringing power to millions in remote communities
    Growth in solar power is bringing power to millions in remote communities 14 May 2018

    New data from the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) has detailed the vital importance renewable energy is now playing to remote communities.

    Africa,Sustainable Energy
  4. Mali will launch new system to warn against climate risks
    Mali will launch new system to warn against climate risks 11 May 2018

    Mali has launched a new multi-hazard early warning system to strengthen resilience to climate risks and natural hazards.

    Africa,Tech. & Innovation,COP24
  5. Solar irrigation can improve food security and prosperity, says UN agency
    Solar irrigation can improve food security and prosperity, says UN agency 8 May 2018

    New research from the United Nations has shown the significant potential for solar powered irrigation systems to increase sustainable water use.

    Africa,Agriculture,COP24
  6. Rwanda set to benefit from new climate resilience funding
    Rwanda set to benefit from new climate resilience funding 1 May 2018

    380,000 people are set to benefit from a new climate change resilience project in Rwanda.

    Africa,Agriculture,Carbon Reduction
  7. Flash floods hit Kenya after months of drought
    Flash floods hit Kenya after months of drought 25 Apr 2018

    Heavy rain and flooding has caused large scale destruction and displacement in Kenya.

    Africa,Agriculture
  8. Revolutionise African farming methods to overcome climate change, says UN
    Revolutionise African farming methods to overcome climate change, says UN 24 Apr 2018

    Two UN agencies are pushing for new farming techniques in Africa to address concerns over food security.

    Africa,Agriculture,COP24
  9. Sustainable agriculture is key to overcoming hunger and climate crises, says UN food agency
    Sustainable agriculture is key to overcoming hunger and climate crises, says UN food agency 10 Apr 2018

    Agro-ecology is a farming style that focuses on utilising nature for food production without damaging it.

    Africa,Agriculture
  10. A new partnership seeks to improve climate services and protect agriculture in Mozambique
    A new partnership seeks to improve climate services and protect agriculture in Mozambique 28 Mar 2018

    The Mozambique National Institute of Meteorology (INAM) is launching a new climate-smart agriculture project with the help of the Nordic Development Fund.

    Africa,Agriculture

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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