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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Extreme weather events and internal conflicts across the world are exacerbating hunger and insecurity, according to the UN’s food agency.
The Nigerian Government has spoken of its plans to seriously scale-up its green finance initiatives over the coming year.
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.
A new programme is being launched to equip farmers in Africa with climate-smart agricultural tools and technologies.
The Seychelles has announced it has established vast new marine protected areas in the size of Great Britain.
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