Sustainability

Namibia: COVID-19 Wrecks Environment Funding

July 13, 2020 | Source: Namibian

[Namibian] THE Environmental Investment Fund of Namibia (EIF) faces reduced funding contributions from its international sources as a result of the coronavirus pandemic.

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Namibia: Environment Fund Rakes in Taxes

July 13, 2020 | Source: Namibian

[Namibian] NAMIBIA’S Environmental Investment Fund (EIF) has to date received approximately N$31 million worth of environmental taxes from the Ministry of Finance.

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Liberia: Liberian Ocean Expert Joins Scientists to Discuss Global Solutions to Ocean Acidification

July 13, 2020 | Source: FrontPageAfrica

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia — Liberia’s Oceanographer and Queen’s University Belfast PhD Scholar, Sheck A. Sherif joined scientists from across the world to discuss actions to address global ocean acidification – a challenge facing the ocean and marine…

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Seychelles: Six-Month Fishing Shut-Down in Seychellois Harbour Leads to 6cm Growth

July 13, 2020 | Source: Seychelles News Agency

[Seychelles News Agency] An increase in the size and number of fish caught in traps was observed in an area around the main harbour of Praslin, Seychelles’ second-most populated island, following a six-month voluntary fisheries closure.

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Mauritius: Smart Agriculture Project to Promote Mauritius’ Agro-Ecological Transition

July 13, 2020 | Source: Government of Mauritius

[Government of Mauritius] Various agro-ecological farming equipment were remitted to four farmers of the region of La Laura under the ‘Smart Agriculture Project’ during a ceremony held on, Friday 10 July 2020, in presence of the Attorney General, Minis…

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Gambia: LRR Records Highest Number of Bushfires for the Past Years Says Environment Minister

July 13, 2020 | Source: The Point

[The Point] The Minister for Environment, Climate Change and Natural Resources has informed lawmakers that for the past years Lower River Region (LRR) recorded the highest bushfire outbreaks in the country.

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Ghana: Sanitation Ministry Presents 5 Pick-Ups to GAF to Enforce Environmental Bye-Laws

July 13, 2020 | Source: Ghanaian Times

[Ghanaian Times] As part of efforts to maintain and sustain good sanitation in major cities of the country, the Ministry of Sanitation and Water Resources (MSWR), in partnership with Zoomlion Ghana Limited (ZGL), has donated five (5) double cabin pick-…

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Nigeria: Prepare for Flood, NEMA Tells Edo Govt

July 13, 2020 | Source: Daily Trust

[Daily Trust] Benin — The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has advised the Edo State Government to put proactive measures in place to help mitigate against flooding.

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Kenya: Molo Forest Eviction Targeting Only the Poor, Nakuru Leaders Say

July 13, 2020 | Source: Nation

[Nation] Some of the politicians from Nakuru County are reading political malice in the ongoing eviction of illegal settlers in Mau Forest in Molo.

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Ghana: Abofu Drain – Another Flood Disaster Waiting to Happen?

July 13, 2020 | Source: Ghanaian Times

[Ghanaian Times] When the rainy season sets in around this time of the year, it is not only Accra that gets flooded, the media space too gets flooded with stories about how property are destroyed, people are stranded and lives are lost.

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