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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…