Sustainability

South Africa: Nuclear Deal Blocked! Judgement Made On the South African Government’s Secret Trillion-Rand Nuclear Court Case

April 26, 2017 | Source: AllAfrica News: Environment

[SAFCEI] After over a year and a half of court preparation for justice, ELA-JHB and the Southern African Faith Communities’ Environment Institute (SAFCEI) were finally able to block the unlawful and unconstitutional actions of the South African governm…

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South Africa: Court Blocks Govt’s Nuclear Power Deals

April 26, 2017 | Source: AllAfrica News: Environment

[GroundUp] Agreements with Russia, Korea and US have been scrapped.

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Ethiopia: Boosting Swift Forages Said Critical to Combat Climate Change Impact

April 26, 2017 | Source: AllAfrica News: Environment

[Ethiopian Herald] The new inaugurated Genebank

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South Sudan: Instruments of Pain (II) – Conflict and Famine in South Sudan

April 26, 2017 | Source: AllAfrica News: Environment

[ICG] War in South Sudan led the UN to declare 100,000 people are suffering famine, with a further 5.5 million at risk. This special briefing urges the country to work harder to establish parameters for a ceasefire. At the same time, humanitarian corri…

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Zimbabwe: Wet Season Helps With Bumper Crops

April 26, 2017 | Source: AllAfrica News: Environment

[Al Jazeera] A year after a state of emergency was declared in Zimbabwe, the country is now able to export excess food. Last year, the Command Agriculture programme was launched in response to the shrinking agricultural output and drought.

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Sudan: Refugees Face Water Shortages After UN Cuts Fuel to Camp

April 26, 2017 | Source: AllAfrica News: Environment

[Nuba Reports] In July of 2016, the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) rolled back services in Yida while for refugees to relocate to two newer camps, Ajuong Thok and Pamir. UN officials the camp does not comply with UN regulation standards and is militarized -…

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Namibia: Battle Against Bucket Toilets Rages On

April 26, 2017 | Source: AllAfrica News: Environment

[Namibian] ELIMINATING the bucket toilet system, which President Hage Geingob has described as demeaning, remains a challenge for government, urban and rural development minister Sophia Shaningwa admitted at a workshop yesterday.

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Uganda: Uganda Playing Catch-Up With Her Environment

April 26, 2017 | Source: AllAfrica News: Environment

[Observer] Recently, I was part of a capacity building exercise on strategic environment assessment (SEA) – an important tool that enables integration of environmental considerations in a country’s policies, plans and programs – and one government offi…

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Africa: Financing Key to Reaching Everyone, Everywhere With Water & Sanitation

April 26, 2017 | Source: AllAfrica News: Environment

[IPS] London -Eighteen months ago, UN member-states pledged a new set of goals on eradicating extreme poverty and creating a fairer, more sustainable planet by 2030. This week, we have alarming evidence that at least one of those goals – Sustainable De…

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Nigeria: Climate Change Projects Aren’t Working Because Communities Are Left Out

April 26, 2017 | Source: AllAfrica News: Environment

[The Conversation Africa] Nigeria recently began a fresh effort to ascertain its climate change obligations under the Paris Agreement – a global action plan to put the world on track by limiting global warming to below 2°C. However, for its programmes to succeed transparency is crucial.

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