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  1. EU bank provides €25 million investment in African off-grid solar
    EU bank provides €25 million investment in African off-grid solar 27 Mar 2018

    The European Investment Bank (EIB) has this week announced its plans to invest in innovative solar systems to provide power to rural communities on the African continent.

    Africa,Sustainable Energy
  2. Land degradation could threaten 700 million people by 2050
    Land degradation could threaten 700 million people by 2050 27 Mar 2018

    A recent report by the Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) has revealed that land degradation could force millions of people to migrate over the next 30 years.

    Africa,Agriculture
  3. Farmers in Cameroon are overcoming drought with the help of new seeds
    Farmers in Cameroon are overcoming drought with the help of new seeds 26 Mar 2018

    Cameroon has been experiencing a complex humanitarian crisis since 2013 with the number of food insecure people doubling since 2015 from 1.1 million to 2.7 million.

    Africa,Agriculture
  4. New technology is transforming Africa’s agricultural industry
    New technology is transforming Africa’s agricultural industry 23 Mar 2018

    Agriculture has a significant role in Africa as it employs 65% of the work force and contributes 32% of GDP, according to the World Bank.

    Africa,Agriculture
  5. Could Africa's agricultural challenges be solved by satellite data?
    Could Africa's agricultural challenges be solved by satellite data? 22 Mar 2018

    There has been a significant growth in the availability of satellite data in recent years, providing access to information on air quality, soil composition, ocean currents, and seismic activity.

    Africa,Featured,Tech. & Innovation,Agriculture
  6. Climate shocks and conflict are increasing hunger, says new UN report
    Climate shocks and conflict are increasing hunger, says new UN report 9 Mar 2018

    Extreme weather events and internal conflicts across the world are exacerbating hunger and insecurity, according to the UN’s food agency.

    Africa,Agriculture
  7. Nigeria plans to go big on green bonds this year
    Nigeria plans to go big on green bonds this year 5 Mar 2018

    The Nigerian Government has spoken of its plans to seriously scale-up its green finance initiatives over the coming year.

    Africa,Finance,Sustainable Investment Forum
  8. New partnership will support African farmers adapt to climate change
    New partnership will support African farmers adapt to climate change 28 Feb 2018

    A major new partnership has been announced to help African smallholders take control of their livelihoods in the face of the risks posed by climate change.

    Africa,Agriculture,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  9. New climate-smart technologies will boost agriculture and jobs in West Africa
    New climate-smart technologies will boost agriculture and jobs in West Africa 23 Feb 2018

    A new programme is being launched to equip farmers in Africa with climate-smart agricultural tools and technologies.

    Africa,Tech. & Innovation,Agriculture,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  10. Unique conservation deal creates massive new marine parks in the Seychelles
    Unique conservation deal creates massive new marine parks in the Seychelles 22 Feb 2018

    The Seychelles has announced it has established vast new marine protected areas in the size of Great Britain.

    Africa,Finance,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Innovation Forum,Sustainable Investment 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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