Sustainability

Africa: A Voice for African Wildlife – a Conversation With Kaddu Sebunya

July 2, 2022 | Source: IPS

[IPS] St Davids, Wales — The CEO of the Nairobi-based African Wildlife Foundation, Kaddu Sebunya – in London to mark AWF’s 60th anniversary while fundraising and lobbying – shares his thoughts with IPS on the climate and food crises, how Africans have…

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Liberia: New UN Financing Initiative Goes Live to Power Climate Action

July 2, 2022 | Source: New Dawn

[New Dawn] A new UN-led financing tool to strengthen weather and climate forecasting, improve life-saving early warning systems, safeguard jobs, and underpin climate adaptation for long-term resilience, officially opened for business on Thursday.

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Somalia: Drought, Famine-Like Conditions Mar Somalia’s 62nd Birthday

July 2, 2022 | Source: VOA

[VOA] Washington — Somalis across the world marked 62 years of independence Friday with little jubilation and much concern about a future blackened by drought, food shortages, and inflation.

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Namibia: Minister Warns Conservancy Members Against Poaching

July 1, 2022 | Source: New Era

[New Era] Katima Mulilo — The Minister of Environment, Forestry and Tourism, Pohamba Shifeta, has called on members of conservancies to refrain from poaching and misuse of funds.

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Ghana: UN-Habitat to Support Ghana Improve Urbanisation, Climate Change Adaptation

July 1, 2022 | Source: Ghanaian Times

[Ghanaian Times] The Minister of Works and Housing, Mr Francis Asenso-Boakye, has said the United Nations Human Settlements Programme, UN-Habitat, renewed its commitment to partner the government of Ghana in attaining sustainable urbanisation and impro…

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Ghana: Zeepay, UNCDF Partner Under Green Project

July 1, 2022 | Source: Ghanaian Times

[Ghanaian Times] Zeepay and UNCDF encourage Ghanaian resilience through diaspora microinsurance on International Day of Family Remittances under the GrEEn project

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South Africa: Winter Rainfall Boosts Dam Levels

July 1, 2022 | Source: SAnews.gov.za

[SAnews.gov.za] While the overall outlook of the national water levels improved slightly week-on-week, the Department of Water and Sanitation reiterated its call to water users to exercise maximum caution when utilising water.

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Egypt: Presidential Delegation Briefs AU Official On Latest COP27 Preparations #AfricaClimateCrisis

July 1, 2022 | Source: Egypt Online

[Egypt Online] A delegation from the Egyptian presidency for the COP27 held Thursday a meeting with Deputy Chairperson of the African Union (AU) Commission Monique Nsanzabaganwa, where they briefed her on the latest preparations for COP27, to be held i…

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Benin: Drinking Water for More Than Three Million Residents of Rural Benin

July 1, 2022 | Source: World Bank

[World Bank] The World Bank today approved an International Development Association (IDA)* additional financing of $250 million to enable Benin to continue its large-scale program to provide water access to rural communities.

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Tanzania: Tz Makes U-Turn in Plans to Harvest Elephant Population

July 1, 2022 | Source: Daily News

[Daily News] TANZANIA has ruled out plans to harvest its elephant population in reserved areas since available figures show that the number of the wild animals has decreased from 134,000 jumbos in the year 2019 to between 50,000 and 60,000 countrywide …

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