Africa

12 Dec 2013

With African Development Bank (AfDB) support, Burkina Faso has received an $11.5 million grant from the Climate Investment Funds' (CIF) Forest Investment Program (FIP) to undertake the Gazetted Forests Participatory Management Project for REDD+ to create critically needed transformation of 12 of its gazetted forests.

Read more: http://allafrica.com/stories/201311131488.html

03 Dec 2013

Namibia has embraced the "Warsaw international mechanism for loss and damage" that was established at the recently concluded United Nations Climate Change Conference nineteenth session of the Conference of the Parties (UNFCC-COP 19) held in Warsaw, Poland.

Read more: http://allafrica.com/stories/201311291417.html

28 Nov 2013

SHOULD Tanzania's current population growth projection remain intact, the country's population will hit 51 million in 2016 straining the provision of basic services.

The country currently has 44.9 million people, with 1.3 million of these in Zanzibar and 43.6 million are on the mainland. In the last census carried out in 2002, Tanzania had a population of 34.4 million.

04 Jul 2013

Like most African countries, Kenya is highly vulnerable to the impact of climate change. There is growing concern about potential stress on fragile ecosystems and rural communities, especially in the arid and semi-arid agro-ecological zones and some humid highland areas of the country. Read more: http://www.fao.org/news/story/en/item/178889/icode/?utm_source=twitter&u...

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