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  1. $1 billion of new funding announced for climate adaptation projects
    $1 billion of new funding announced for climate adaptation projects 2 Mar 2018

    The Green Climate Fund (GCF) is providing a fresh injection of $1 billion to combat climate change in poor countries.

    Worldwide,Finance,Agriculture,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  2. Ban on bee killer pesticide likely after new EU study
    Ban on bee killer pesticide likely after new EU study 1 Mar 2018

    A new study from the EU has found that the widespread use of a controversial pesticide on crops is harmful to the bee population.

    Europe,Agriculture,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. Aldi pledges to halve food waste by 2030
    Aldi pledges to halve food waste by 2030 5 Feb 2018

    Leading food retailer Aldi has joined a campaign to cut food waste in the UK and Ireland by 50 percent over the next 12 years.

    Europe,Agriculture,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  9. IKEA invests in 25,000 acres of sustainable forestry
    IKEA invests in 25,000 acres of sustainable forestry 2 Feb 2018

    Swedish multinational IKEA has announced it is buying 25,000 acres of forest in the US state of Alabama.

    North America,Agriculture,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  10. 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

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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