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Jan, 20, 2023 0
  Between the September 2021 and April 2022 updates to the OECD Green Recovery Database, the budget allocated to environmentally positive measures increased from USD 677 billion to USD 1 090 billion, amounting to around 33% of total recovery spending announced since the start of the pandemic.…
 
Feb, 28, 2022 0
  The past two years of lockdown, recession, disruption, and instability have exposed a fundamental truth about the ideologies and institutions which make up the global economic system, and thus shape the lives of everyone on this planet: our economies are unjust, unequal, and unsustainable. They…
 
Feb, 27, 2022 0
  The Side Event of the 8th Session of the African Regional Forum for Sustainable Development (ARFSD) spotlighted partnership building around two pillars of the African Green Stimulus Programme: Climate Action and Sustainable Food Systems focusing on promoting sustainable circularity in Africa’s…
 
Oct, 28, 2021 0
  There are one billion children today living at extremely high risk from climate change and other environmental threats. The lion’s share of this one billion is in Africa and other low-income parts of the world. Growing up and living in a healthy environment is not a favour that our children are…
 
Sep, 17, 2021 0
  Nairobi, 16 September 2021 – Meeting this week virtually at the 18th session of the African Ministerial Conference on the Environment (AMCEN), 54 African Environment Ministers agreed to step-up the continent’s response to accelerate the green and sustainable recovery programme to tackle the…
 
Sep, 17, 2021 0
  “The COVID-19 pandemic has increased public consciousness of the fragility of natural systems and their importance for human well-being,” Minister Creecy said. Forestry, Fisheries and Environment Minister Barbara Creecy says addressing increasing global environmental challenges such as climate…
 
Sep, 17, 2021 0
  A new Web-based platform, which will showcase green stimulus projects across Africa, has been officially launched. The portal, which can be found at http://agsp.nepad.org/, was unveiled this week by South Africa’s Forestry, Fisheries and the Environment Minister Barbara Creecy in her capacity…
 
Sep, 16, 2021 0
Securing and restoring livelihoods should be top of the agenda in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, an African Ministerial Conference on the Environment (AMCEN) has resolved. It is against this backdrop that an online platform for the African Green Stimulus Programme has been launched to provide…
 
Jan, 18, 2021 0
Ministers of Environment across the continent of Africa have agreed to support a comprehensive green recovery plan to boost economies and social systems aimed at building back better from the COVID-19 pandemic. In a ministerial statement issued today at the closing of the eighth special session of…