Abidjan, Ivory Coast// — The African Development Bank and the Climate Investment Funds [CIF (https://bit.ly/3vSPNtq)] have joined forces (https://bit.ly/2OQ4QU9) to produce a study of the role of green banks and national climate change funds in mobilizing finance to support low-carbon, climate-resilient development in Africa.
Abidjan, Ivory Coast// – The Government of Canada and the African Development Bank have signed an agreement formalizing the Canada–African Development Bank Climate Fund (CACF), a transformative special fund aimed at providing concessional loans to climate change-related projects with a strong gender-responsive component.
The United Nations (https://bit.ly/3sZ0Mz5) warned that the world could face a 40 per cent shortfall in water supply by 2030, with Africa – which already suffers from greater levels of water stress than other regions – likely to bear the brunt.
Cairo, Egypt//– The African Development Bank Group (www.AfDB.org) has signed financing agreements of €109 million with the Government of Egypt to improve sanitation infrastructure and services for rural communities in Luxor Governorate in Egypt’s Upper Nile region.
Kenyan undergraduate students are more concerned about access to quality jobs than any other country polled. It is the biggest issue Kenyan students feel is facing their generation, chosen by 46% of respondents.
Accra, Ghana//-Realizing the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) hinges on a digitally connected world. As the world transitioned into a global village, the knowledge economy has also emerged with more dependence on electrical and electronic equipment or e-products.
Charcoal is an essential fuel for most parts of sub-Saharan Africa. AnandievanZyl/Wikimedia Commons, CC BY-SA Eric Kumeh Mensah, University of Hohenheim Charcoal is an essential source of domestic fuel in many sub-Saharan African countries. Overall, the region produces 65% of the world’s charcoal, with Nigeria, Ethiopia and Ghana being the top three producers.