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Pan-Africa Bean Research Alliance (PABRA) Wins Africa Food Prize 2023

Pan-Africa Bean Research Alliance (PABRA) Wins Africa Food Prize 2023

The Pan-Africa Bean Research Alliance (PABRA) has been honored with the prestigious Africa Food Prize for 2023, recognizing their exceptional leadership in the development of numerous bean varieties that improve farm productivity and profitability, and meet increasing consumer demand. The announcement was made by Africa Food Prize Chairperson, former Tanzania President Jakaya Kikwete during the

Inaugural Africa Climate Summit ends in anti-climax

By Imali Ngusale   The Africa Climate Summit has ended in Nairobi with an outcome that is satisfactory to none but to the political class. However, an overwhelming majority of the non-state actors left disappointed and disillusion by the Summit’s final Nairobi Declaration. “The Declaration is a disappointment and portends a doleful outcome for COP28,”

ACS 2023: African States duped by the global stocktake process

By Imali Ngusale   As the Global Stock-take discussion processes gather steam, it is emerging that Africa, with the greatest burden of negative climate impacts could be required to to build resilience to climate impacts without any financial aid. The global stock take process began in 1972 when nation States consented Article 14 of the Paris

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