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  1. Keynote Speech by UNEP Executive Director at the Official Opening of World Environment Day in Angola
    Keynote Speech by UNEP Executive Director at the Official Opening of World Environment Day in Angola 6 Jun 2016

    United Nations environment chief, Achim Steiner, met Angolan officials on Sunday to celebrate World Environment Day 2016 and address environmental challenges in the southern African nation

    Africa,Worldwide,Policy,Sustainable Energy,Agriculture
  2. IFAD and EIB join forces in support of agricultural development 21 Apr 2016

    The European Investment Bank and the International Fund for Agricultural Development have signed an agreement to reinforce and expand cooperation between the two organisations

    Worldwide,Finance,Agriculture
  3. Low Carbon Innovation for Africa – A Survey: Help us to Identify Sustainable Solutions for Africa
    Low Carbon Innovation for Africa – A Survey: Help us to Identify Sustainable Solutions for Africa 20 Jan 2016

    Climate Action needs your help in identifying the leading low carbon solutions being deployed across Africa

    Africa,Tech. & Innovation,Policy,Sustainable Energy,Agriculture,Carbon Reduction
  4. UNEP report calls for new policies to address environmental impact of international trade
    UNEP report calls for new policies to address environmental impact of international trade 19 Oct 2015

    As countries become increasingly dependent on world trade, with 40 per cent of resources extracted and used worldwide linked directly or indirectly to trade, new policies are needed to address adverse environmental impacts, according to a new report.

    Policy,Agriculture,Carbon Reduction
  5. Local authorities and infrastructure companies urged to plan for long-term impact of climate change
    Local authorities and infrastructure companies urged to plan for long-term impact of climate change 15 Oct 2015

    A new report calls for local authorities and others involved in planning, decision-making and infrastructure investment to work together to adapt to long-term sea level rise and climate change. The report demonstrates that by taking the right approach, ad

    Europe,Tech. & Innovation,Agriculture,Carbon Reduction
  6. EU Bank works towards supporting the agri-food sector in the Ukraine 18 Jun 2015

    The European Investment Bank (EIB) and Ukraine have signed a Declaration of Intent to start a new initiative in the field of financing projects in the agri-food sector, to help the country benefit from the opportunities offered by the Deep and Comprehens

    Europe,Finance,Agriculture
  7. Britain’s bananas now solar powered thanks to port’s 1 MW array
    Britain’s bananas now solar powered thanks to port’s 1 MW array 16 Mar 2015

    MMD (Shipping Services) Ltd responsible for handling 95 per cent of the UK’s bananas is now being powered by clean energy

    Europe,Sustainable Energy,Agriculture,Carbon Reduction
  8. United States Announce Intention To Join Global Alliance for Climate-Smart Agriculture
    United States Announce Intention To Join Global Alliance for Climate-Smart Agriculture 9 Sep 2014

    Liberia, Malawi, Niger, Nigeria, Tanzania and the United States confirmed last week their intention to join the Global Alliance for Climate Smart Agriculture (GACSA).

    Africa,North America,Agriculture
  9. Smart cities: a pathway to inclusive growth
    Smart cities: a pathway to inclusive growth 15 Jan 2013

    The Middle East is on the eve of an energy transition that will affect all walks of life. Arab countries can no longer depend solely on hydrocarbons. In the long run, they will have to shift to more sustainable resources like solar or wind power.

    North America,Middle East,Tech. & Innovation,Sustainable Energy,Agriculture,Transport
  10. New Holland Agriculture Gold Sponsor of Sustainable Innovation Forum Alongside COP18 29 Nov 2012

    New Holland Agriculture announced its support of the Sustainable Innovation Forum as Gold Sponsor and its participation in one of the event’s three plenary panel sessions.

    Europe,Middle East,Policy,Agriculture

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