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Dar es Salaam Gathers 4000+ Delegates to Address Africa’s Food Systems Transformation Goals

Dar es Salaam Gathers 4000+ Delegates to Address Africa’s Food Systems Transformation Goals

The 13th annual Africa Food Systems Forum is set to convene from September 5th to 8th, 2023, in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. Under the leadership of H. E Samia Suluhu Hassan, the president of the United Republic of Tanzania. The Summit themed Recover, Regenerate, Act: Africa’s Solutions to Food Systems Transformation will provide a platform

Africa Climate Week: Ruto calls for raised climate financing, technology transfer

Two months to the 28th UN Climate Change Conference COP28 set for Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE) late November, Kenya’s President William Ruto has called the developed countries to increase financing climate action and technology transfer to help Africa sustainably manage her climate-threatened economies and societies. Speaking at the opening ceremony of the Africa Climate

African Girls and Young Women Break the Silence Ahead of 2023 Africa Climate Summit

By Imali Ngusale Approximately, 50 years ago, when science warnings began, global warming was a harmless 0.2º Celsius and natural resource consumption a relatively safe. Today, the world is grappling an all-time 13.9 ºCelsius (equivalent to 57 degrees Fahrenheit). Worse still, the IPCC 2023 Synthesis report underscores that the unprecedented increase in global warming is

BirdLife International and ABCG Partner to Promote Conservation in Africa

BirdLife International Africa, and Africa Biodiversity Collaborative Group (ABCG) have today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to advance collaborative biodiversity conservation in Africa. The MoU will focus on developing and implementing conservation programmes and linkages including climate change, and restoration in line with the Africa Union Agenda 2063, Africa’s vision and development agenda, and

Climate change directly affects women and girls’ reproductive health 

By Joan Muthoki Women and girls are increasingly experiencing reproductive health complications owing to climate change, Dr. Elizabeth Kimani Murage, Head of the Maternal and Child Wellbeing Unit, Africa Population and Health Research Center (APHRC) has said. “Physiologically, women need a lot of nutrients and micronutrients for their reproductive health needs. Climate change affects the quantity

Scientists in Africa urged to share their data findings and break down technical terms

By Lenah Bosibori   Scientists from across the African continent meeting In Nairobi have been urged to share their data findings instead of keeping it in shelves to help solve climate problems. Speaking in Nairobi during the 7th Regional Center for Mapping and Resources Development (RCMRD)’ s international conference 2023, Davie Chilonga Permanent Secretary Ministry