Latest News for: Africa green


Africa looks to green recovery strategy after COVID-19

China Daily 03 Mar 2021
The United Nations Economic Commission for Africa on Monday launched the Building Forward for an African Green Recovery report, which highlights the continent's bold post-COVID-19 pandemic recovery strategy ... We have to replace fuel-based energies with green and sustainable ones," ...

If COVID19 impact is not contained in 2021, 514 million Africans may fall below extreme poverty line

Reliefweb 03 Mar 2021
Towards a resilient and green Africa to achieve the 2030 Agenda and Agenda 2063” and aims to take stock of progress made towards the implementation of the SDGs and Agenda 2063, facilitate the exchange of information and experience between countries and promote solutions and transformative actions that will speed up their implementation.

Africa faces first recession in 25 years amid COVID-19 pandemic: UN report 02 Mar 2021
The report seeks to galvanise support for Africa's Green and Blue Economy strategies and mobilise resources to bolster the continent's climate adaptation and mitigation measures in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic ... can boost Africa's green and blue livelihood recovery program.

Egypt depends on green economy to realize 2030 Vision – Min.

Egypt Today 02 Mar 2021
Economic Development and Planning Minister Hala el Saeed has emphasized the need to depend on green economy as a top priority for Egypt to realize the 2030 Vision.  ... The minister added that Egypt has become the first country in the Middle East and North Africa region to issue green bonds. .

Locust Swarms in Ethiopia Threaten Crops and Livelihoods

Reliefweb 02 Mar 2021
Current conditions are suitable for desert locust development -- particularly the availability of green vegetation -- continues to be suitable in the northern parts of the East Africa region due to the higher than usual rains received in the October-December season.

Pitching for a good pitch

Business Line 02 Mar 2021
The Ahmedabad Test was the shortest match since 1935, where 29 of the 30 wickets that fell went to spinners ... Doesn’t India have to face green, bouncy pitches, favouring fast and swing bowling while touring England, South Africa, Australia and New Zealand (the so-called SENA nations)?. Now, this brings us to another tricky question ... ....

UK government may try to avoid vote on foreign aid cuts

Arab News 02 Mar 2021
On Tuesday, Middle East and North Africa Minister James Cleverly was asked by Conservative MP Damian Green in the UK’s House of Commons whether he could “give a commitment today that further cuts won’t be made until that necessary legislation promised by ministers to this House ...

Alan Hubbard: From one Mecca to another for the Fights of the Centuries

Inside The Games 02 Mar 2021
Yet the emergence of Saudi, once a pariah state, just as South Africa was during apartheid because of its historic abuse of human rights, comes as a shock, especially to someone like myself who had seen at first hand just how medieval and ingrained the feudal practices were until a few years back.

Here are 5 of Abu Dhabi’s must-try restaurant brands

The National 02 Mar 2021
Abu Dhabi, being the capital city of the United Arab Emirates, is no stranger to incredible cuisine ... His curious taste buds have led him to many places around the world, from Marangu forest in Kilimanjaro to a centuries-old major spice trade center in Africa, to the green lands of Varanasi, the house of Indian spices and many more countries.

Solar-powered computers accelerate digital literacy in Madagascar

Algeria Times 01 Mar 2021
Yann Kasay, CEO of Jirogasy and the French Africa Foundation's Young Leader of the Year 2019, says ... Jirogasy has selected Aceleron as its delivery partner because of the African-built credentials of its batteries, and the shared mission to advance green economic growth in East Africa.

Anglo CEO talks hydrogen, recycling, Scope 3, material solutions provision Anglo American CEO Mark Cutifani ...

Mining Weekly 01 Mar 2021
The surge of the hydrogen economy, the need to recycle, halving Scope 3 emissions through iron-ore-linked green steelmaking, assisting South ...

Shanti: Food history and building a staff-first restaurant

Hastings Tribune 01 Mar 2021
At Benne, she served it with a buttermilk broth, ultimately developing a flavor reminiscent of green bean casserole ... In particular, she said, sukuma wiki, which in Swahili means “to stretch the week,” was a specialty she ate while she lived in East Africa for a while.

What Is Afforestation? Definition, Examples, Pros, and Cons

Treehugger 01 Mar 2021
Afforestation vs. Reforestation ... ... ... China ... North Africa. African countries that border the Sahara Desert are working together on the Great Green Wall project to fight desertification in the Sahel region ... According to a NASA study, India and China lead the planet in greening efforts (although China leads with forests and India's is more croplands) ... .