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Corolla’s R2.6bn investment set to boost economy and push SA into green future - Ramaphosa

Independent online (SA) 27 Oct 2021
Ramaphosa said that the start of the Corolla Cross project was an important step for the country in transforming the car-making business into a green industry success story ... for Eskom to reduce its carbon emissions, for electric vehicles to be produced in South Africa, and for the green hydrogen economy to be fast-tracked locally.
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State and Trends in Adaptation Report 2021: How Adaptation Can Make Africa Safer, Greener and More Prosperous in a Conference edition Warming World

Reliefweb 27 Oct 2021
STA21 presents a blueprint for climate adaptation and showcases the opportunities climate adaptation offers to solve previously intractable problems and put Africa on a more resilient pathway towards “green growth” ... He highlighted AAAP as an important opportunity to realize a resilient and prosperous future for Africa..
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Xi talks with Macron over phone

China.dot.org 27 Oct 2021
Chinese President Xi Jinping on Tuesday held a phone conversation with French President Emmanuel Macron ... China, he said, is ready to work with France to continue cooperation on biodiversity conservation, deepen green cooperation, implement the Global Development Initiative, and carry out tripartite cooperation in Africa and other regions.
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Forcing Africa down one route will hinder fight against poverty - Uganda prez

Ghana Web 26 Oct 2021
The inconvenient truth is that there is no single green bullet that can be deployed either in Africa or the world that solves concerns of environmentalists whilst simultaneously offering the power to fuel hope of greater wealth and progress for the extra one billion citizens of our African future.
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African Plant Breeders Association honours AGRA President and 2 Cornell Alumni

Joy Online 26 Oct 2021
The African Plant Breeders Association (APBA) will this week honour Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA) President Dr Agnes Kalibata and two alumni of Cornell University for their contribution to improving food security on the continent ... agriculture in Africa”.
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Next 1,000 unicorns will be sustainable companies: Fink

Gulf Daily News 26 Oct 2021
The Middle East Green Initiative called for intensifying coordination and joint action to preserve and develop the importance of the environment and vegetation cover in Africa, in addition to establishing the Green Initiative Foundation as an independent non-profit entity to support the summit and raise the level of coordination.
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‘2021 to be first trillion-dollar year for green bonds’

Gulf Daily News 26 Oct 2021
The Middle East Green Initiative called for intensifying coordination and joint action to preserve and develop the importance of the environment and vegetation cover in Africa, in addition to establishing the Green Initiative Foundation as an independent non-profit entity to support the summit and raise the level of coordination.
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South Africa serves up a buffet of tennis events countrywide

Independent online (SA) 26 Oct 2021
Cape Town - Over the next few weeks, South Africa will host a slew of high-profile tennis events which add impetus to burgeoning growth of the game on different levels countrywide ... Apart from his appearance with Roger Federer in the Africa Exhibition match in Green Point in February last year, he played in several events in South Africa as a junior.
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ADSW World Future Energy Summit to take place in January 2022

Urdu Point 26 Oct 2021
The US also plans to invest an additional $550 billion in clean energy while China has already issued green bonds worth $154.7 billion ... Dubai inaugurated the first green hydrogen production facility in the middle East and North Africa that operates with solar power, with total investments amounting to $11 million.
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COP26 UK climate showcase in Ghana

Ghana Web 26 Oct 2021
The event was supported by business leaders including Diageo, as well as youth organizations, SYND, GAYO, Wangara Green Ventures, Environment 360, Zaacoal, Mckingtorch Africa, Ghana Climate and innovation Centre, Government Energy Advisor - The Energy Commission, Okyeame Kwame and youth activist Nakeeyat, demonstrating a truly inclusive event.
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UK to host 26th UN Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP26) in Glasgow

Joy Online 26 Oct 2021
The event was supported by business leaders including Diageo, as well as youth organizations, SYND, GAYO, Wangara Green Ventures, Environment 360, Zaacoal, Mckingtorch Africa, Ghana Climate and innovation Centre, Government Energy Advisor – The Energy Commission, Okyeame ...
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Saudi power firm plans to build $30 billion of renewable projects by 2030

Business Day Online 26 Oct 2021
ACWA Power is also involved in the country’s $6.5 billion green hydrogen and ammonia ... ACWA Power is hunting for more green hydrogen and ammonia projects of similar size in the Gulf region and North Africa and expects to finalize one by the end of 2021, Padmanathan said.
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1st LD: Xi talks with Macron over phone

China.dot.org 26 Oct 2021
... on biodiversity conservation, deepen green cooperation, implement the Global Development Initiative, and carry out tripartite cooperation in Africa and other regions.
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