African Development Bank’s Sustainable Energy Africa Fund for Africa approves $1 million reimbursable grant to develop bioenergy plants in Ghana and Sierra Leone

The reimbursable grant will strengthen the project’s bankability by supporting technical feasibility studies and regulatory structuring The Sustainable Energy Fund for Africa (SEFA) has approved a reimbursable grant of $1 million to NewAfrica Impact Ltd to prepare two bioenergy plants…

NCF pledges commitment to 5-year strategic plan at 33rd AGM

By Fabian Ekeruche   The Nigerian Conservation Foundation (NCF) has expressed commitment to effective implementation of the Strategic Action Plan (SAP) 2021-2025 aimed at ensuring that people prosper while living in harmony with nature. The foundation made the disclosure at…

“Cambridge of the East” shines: Global-minded Zhejiang University plays a growing role in pushing SDGs

The Sixteenth General Conference of The World Academy of Sciences for the advancement of science in developing countries (TWAS) was held in a hybrid format from November 21 to 24. Hundreds of scientists — including TWAS fellows, TWAS Young Affiliates and…

COP27: To go down in history as the African Implementation COP

Photo credit: Reuters. by Duncan MacFadyen   COP27 in Sharm El-Sheik has been an excellent opportunity for Africa, and the world to ensure real change with regards to global warming. There is a massive opportunity for Africa to get it…

International Efforts to Combat Water Threats Are Announced at COP27

The effects of climate change on water supply and sea level rise were among the water issues that preoccupied delegations and organisations at the COP27 climate summit in Egypt’s Sharm El-Sheikh. To try to combat the effects of climate change…

COP27: BOAD commits to devote $1.3 billion to green projects by 2025

By Inès Magoum At the 27th United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP27), the West African Development Bank (BOAD) has pledged to devote $1.3 billion to green projects in its member states by 2025. The West African Development Bank (BOAD) will make…

One of Australia’s rarest songbirds released to increase wild population.

With the release of 50 conservation-bred Regent honeycreepers, the wild population of one of Australia‘s rarest birds is expected to get a new boost. The release of the birds in Wonnarua country in the lower Hunter Valley, announced on Sunday,…

Thousands Tune in Virtually to Hear Bill Gates on Innovating for Food Security & Climate Change in Africa

Bill Gates believes Africa’s young people have the talent and opportunity to accelerate progress and help solve the world’s most pressing problems. This was stated at a virtual global event on food security and climate change organized by Africa.com. With…

United States (U.S.) Mission Celebrates 3D Documentation of Busanyin Shrine at Osun Osogbo Sacred Grove

U.S. Consul General Will Stevens explained that the 3D documentation of the Busanyin Shrine provides the most accurate record of the current conditions of the site to effectively plan a restoration project The 3D documentation of the Busanyin Shrine, one…

Saving West Africa’s Vultures: Conservation Groups partner to develop action plan

The Nigerian Conservation Foundation (NCF) and BirdLife International recently co-organized a sub-regional vulture workshop in Abuja. The event, held over three days from 12 to 14 October 2022 was facilitated by the IUCN Conservation Planning Specials Group and brought together…

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