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Keep up-to-date with the latest developments in the world of AfriCAN Climate. Read or submit news items and use the opportunity to submit your call for papers for scientific journals and conferences!

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The construction of the most ambitious geothermal project in Kenya will help ensure sufficient power supply in the country, while reducing the cost of...
27-07-2012
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Growing bananas and coffee together bears a number of advantages such as better use of scarce land in Uganda and the banana leaves can be used as mulch and...
26-07-2012
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This full time one-year taught Master’s course provides interdisciplinary training in climate change and sustainable development, with a purposeful focus on...
26-07-2012
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ACCESS is a Department of Science...
26-07-2012
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The CDKN Innovation Fund opened its first application window in October 2011. The fund received a large number of applications (over 100). Given the success of...
02-07-2012
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For the first time in history, an opportunity exists to integrate global efforts to tackle climate change and poverty, and set the world on a path to zero...
04-12-2014
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While development funding reaches an all-time high, questions remain over whether funds are sufficient to take on climate change as well.
20-11-2014
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Nairobi, 30 October 2014 - President of the Republic of Kenya, H.E Uhuru Kenyatta and UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon witnessed Thursday the adoption of a new...
03-11-2014
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The second AfriCAN climate webinar explored how and why solar energy makes an impact on zero carbon development in Africa. The event took place on 30 September...
01-10-2014
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The International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) launched a new website showcasing ongoing climate change research and project activities.
21-09-2014
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A total of 41 enterprises from Africa and elsewhere have received the 2014 SEED Award, which celebrates innovative social and environmental start-up...
21-09-2014
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The USA Africa Summit promoted inclusive sustainable development; expanding trade and investment ties; engaging young African leaders; and expanding...
21-09-2014
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The fund, called the Global Resilience Partnership (GRP), aims to help communities better prepare for stresses and shocks, especially as climate change and...
21-09-2014
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Ballard and Anglo American Platinum announced a first of its kind trial to test the application of platinum-based fuel cells to provide off-grid electricity to...
15-09-2014
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As the White House welcomes leaders from MORE than 50 African states to Washington D.C. for the US-Africa Leaders Summit, the United States can offer the...
11-08-2014
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For the first time in history, an opportunity exists to integrate global efforts to tackle climate change and poverty, and set the world on a path to zero...
04-12-2014
0
8,722
news
While development funding reaches an all-time high, questions remain over whether funds are sufficient to take on climate change as well.
20-11-2014
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8,151
news
Nairobi, 30 October 2014 - President of the Republic of Kenya, H.E Uhuru Kenyatta and UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon witnessed Thursday the adoption of a new...
03-11-2014
0
8,397
The second AfriCAN climate webinar explored how and why solar energy makes an impact on zero carbon development in Africa. The event took place on 30 September...
01-10-2014
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3,198
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South Africa is diversifying its energy sector with the completion of a 138 MW wind farm in Jefferys Bay in July. This follows the successful completion of two...
13-10-2014
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A total of 41 enterprises from Africa and elsewhere have received the 2014 SEED Award, which celebrates innovative social and environmental start-up...
21-09-2014
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3,096
news
The USA Africa Summit promoted inclusive sustainable development; expanding trade and investment ties; engaging young African leaders; and expanding...
21-09-2014
0
2,714
Ballard's ElectraGen™- ME
Ballard and Anglo American Platinum announced a first of its kind trial to test the application of platinum-based fuel cells to provide off-grid electricity to...
15-09-2014
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The University of Brescia has just launched a competitive call for Doctorate courses. A number of scholarships are considered for national and international...
05-08-2014
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Renewable sources of energy (solar, wind, biomass and small hydropower) have a great potential to contribute to energy access and energy security in African...
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