ENVIRONNEMENT | ENVIRONMENT

18-May-2022 to 12:12

Zimbabwe to host Africa elephant conference

APA-Harare (Zimbabwe) — Zimbabwe will this month host the African Elephant Conservation Conference whose main output is expected to be a ministerial declaration on how the continent can benefit from the delicate balance between conservation and ivory trade.

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17-May-2022 to 15:26

COP 15 creates land restoration fund scheme

APA - Abidjan (Cote d’Ivoire) — The United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification proposes to the States of the planet that one fifth of their tax revenues, levied to subsidize certain products, be used for the restoration of their land.

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13-May-2022 to 10:15

First ever climate data center to be launched in Rwanda

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — The first ever data centre on weather, climate, air pollution and water resources will be established in Rwanda to serve for multiple purposes, local media reported Friday quoting an authoritative source in Kigali.

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12-May-2022 to 15:30

Ivorian Donwahi elected COP15 president

APA-Abidjan (Côte d'Ivoire) — The Ivorian will spend a two-year term at the head of the Conference of the Parties (COP15) of the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD).

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10-May-2022 to 13:08

COP 15: FAO pledges CFA12.5 billion for “Abidjan Initiative”

APA - Abidjan (Cote d’Ivoire) — The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) will provide support of 12.43 billion CFA francs to the Abidjan Initiative as part of the COP 15, FAO Deputy Director-General, Maria Helena Semedo announced on Monday.

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09-May-2022 to 15:17

Cote d’Ivoire hosts Conference on desertification

APA - Abidjan (Cote d’Ivoire) — The 15th session of the Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (COP15) opens this Monday in Abidjan with the participation of 197 countries.

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07-May-2022 to 21:21

Hydrogen-powered truck a "giant leap" for S/Africa – Ramaphosa

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — The launch of South Africa’s first-ever hydrogen-powered truck is a “giant step” in the right direction for the country’s budding green hydrogen economy, President Cyril Ramaphosa has said.

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