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MOCCAE, Global Green Growth Institute to review Green Economy Indicators

By WAMDUBAI, Sep 17 2018 (WAM) The Ministry of Climate Change and Environment, MOCCAE, today concluded a two-day workshop on performance measurement for greening the economy, organised in collaboration with the Global Green Growth Institute, GGGI. Held ...

Crisis Drives Nicaragua to an Economic and Social Precipice

Africa Needs Strong Political Will to Transform Agriculture and Spur Economic Growth

Ndomi Magareth, sows bean seeds on her small piece of land in Njombe, Cameroon. Africa currently spends over USD 35 billion annually on food imports, money that could make a big difference if invested in agriculture development. Credit: Monde Kingsley ...

Al Zeyoudi highlights UAE’s proactive climate action on global stage

By WAMCALIFORNIA, Sep 15 2018 (WAM) A high-level UAE delegation, headed by Dr. Thani bin Ahmed Al Zeyoudi, Minister of Climate Change and Environment, has concluded a successful visit to the state of California, United States. The prime goal of the visit ...

Between Drought and Floods, Cuba Seeks to Improve Water Management

A medium-density polyethylene (MDPE) pipe is set to be installed on a centrally located avenue in the municipality of Centro Habana, which will be part of the new water supply grid for residents of the Cuban capital. Credit: Jorge Luis Baños/IPS By ...

25 years Since the Oslo Accords: Israeli Security Depends on Palestinian Rights

Jan Egeland is Secretary General of the Norwegian Refugee Council. He co-organized the secret talks between Israel and Palestine that led to the historic 1993 Oslo Accords. By Jan EgelandOSLO, Norway, Sep 14 2018 (IPS) Twenty-five years ago, on 13 ...

‘Women Not Speaking at the Same Table as Men’ Means a Widening Digital Gender Gap in Africa

Marcia Julio Vilanculos brought her baby to the digital literacy training at Ideario innovation hub, Maputo, Mozambique. Women’s caregiving responsibilities must be factored in by training programmes. Credit: Mercedes Sayagues/IPS By Mercedes SayaguesMAPUTO, ...

UAE, Bangladesh discuss boosting cooperation

By WAMABU DHABI, Sep 14 2018 (WAM) Ways of accelerating cooperation and partnership relations, exchanging of experiences, information and knowledge were the main topic of discussions at a meeting Ahmed Shabib Al Dhaheri, Secretary-General of the Federal ...

Kofi Annan, the Last UN Secretary-General Who Paid for His Independence

Kofi Annan. Credit: UN Photo/Evan Schneider By Roberto SavioROME, Sep 14 2018 (IPS) This testimony to Kofi Annan, former UN Secretary-General, comes a month after his death. Much has already been written, and it is now superfluous to recall his efforts ...

The Causes Behind Africa’s Digital Gender Divide

By IPS World DeskMAPUTO, Sep 14 2018 (IPS) Systemic inequalities based on gender, race, income and geography are mirrored in the digital realm and leave many women, especially the poor and the rural, trailing behind Africa’s tech transformation.  
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