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  1. UN climate talks start at COP22 in Marrakech
    UN climate talks start at COP22 in Marrakech 9 Nov 2016

    Last Tuesday, the UN’s climate talks have opened in Marrakech, with representatives from 196 countries focusing on the implementation of the Paris Agreement, under the stewardship of the Moroccan Foreign Minister, Salaheddine Mezouar

    Africa,Worldwide,Policy,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Innovation Forum,COP 22
  2. Morocco to raise $30bn for agriculture adaptation in Africa
    Morocco to raise $30bn for agriculture adaptation in Africa 1 Nov 2016

    A new initiative aims at mobilising US $30 billion to help the agriculture sector in African countries to adapt to climate change.

    Africa,Finance,Tech. & Innovation,Agriculture,COP 22
  3. The uptake of off-grid solar systems in Africa
    The uptake of off-grid solar systems in Africa 24 Oct 2016

    In Africa 60 million people are using off grid solar panel systems for cheaper, cleaner and more reliable energy

    Africa,Tech. & Innovation,Sustainable Energy,Carbon Reduction
  4. 70 nations gathered in Marrakech to prepare for COP22
    70 nations gathered in Marrakech to prepare for COP22 21 Oct 2016

    On 18 and 19 October, a Pre-COP Ministerial Meeting was held to prepare for COP22, which is hosted in Marrakech from 7 to 8 November

    Africa,Worldwide,Policy,COP 22
  5. Landmark climate change deal struck this weekend
    Landmark climate change deal struck this weekend 17 Oct 2016

    Nearly 200 nations have agreed to a legally binding deal to cut back on greenhouse gases used in refrigerators and air conditioners.

    Africa,Worldwide,Editor's Picks,Policy,Carbon Reduction,COP 22
  6. South African airport to run entirely on solar power
    South African airport to run entirely on solar power 13 Oct 2016

    George Airport in South Africa has become the first in the continent, and second in the world, to run entirely on solar-generated energy.

    Africa,Tech. & Innovation,Sustainable Energy,Transport,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  7. UN awards Moroccan fog-water harvesting project
    UN awards Moroccan fog-water harvesting project 30 Sep 2016

    A Moroccan fog-harvesting project was awarded a UN Climate Change prize yesterday in Bonn, Germany

    Africa,Tech. & Innovation
  8. 600 “Green Mosques” to be created in Morocco
    600 “Green Mosques” to be created in Morocco 7 Sep 2016

    As part of a national consciousness-raising initiative to speed up the country’s journey to clean energy, six hundred “Green Mosques” will be created in Morocco by March 2019.

    Africa,Finance,Tech. & Innovation,Sustainable Energy,Sustainable Innovation Forum,COP 22
  9. South Africa set to become new wind power hotspot
    South Africa set to become new wind power hotspot 30 Aug 2016

    Research and consulting firm GlobalData released a report last week identifying South Africa as the likely new hotspot for wind installation.

    Africa,Sustainable Energy,Carbon Reduction,COP 21,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  10. Kiira Motors earns Frost & Sullivan's Uganda Visionary Innovation Leadership Award
    Kiira Motors earns Frost & Sullivan's Uganda Visionary Innovation Leadership Award 19 Aug 2016

    Climate Action is pleased to congratulate Sustainable Innovation Forum 2016 sponsor Kiira Motors Corporation on earning Frost & Sullivan's 2016 Uganda Visionary Innovation Leadership Award.

    Africa,Tech. & Innovation,Sustainable Energy,Transport,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Innovation Forum

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