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August 2011 Blog Posts (8)


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Added by ABDINOOR DUALE on August 31, 2011 at 18:45 — No Comments

Women farmers regenerate barren land in Ghana

Statistics show 49 out of the 138 districts in Ghana ARE currently in the desert belt, which poses a threat to the national development

SPECIAL REPORT BY Albert Oppong-Ansah XINHUA CORRESPONDENT by Albert Oppong-Ansah, CoastWeek Newspapers Ltd.,


NANDOM, Ghana…


Added by Albert Oppong-Ansah on August 29, 2011 at 20:30 — No Comments

Developed countries told to reduce emmissions

On Friday, China, South Africa, Brazil and India all called on developed and highly industrialised countries to make greater efforts to reduce their emissions. The call comes a few months before the United Nations climate summit, which will be held in Durban, South Africa, this November. The meeting will focus on the extension of the Kyoto Protocol targets that are supposed to be met next year, as well as other plans to reduce global emissions.

The success of the Kyoto Protocol is…


Added by GEORGE OKORE on August 28, 2011 at 13:00 — No Comments

CDKN's new policy brief: Climate change and poverty reduction

A new CDKN briefing guide, ‘Climate Change and Poverty Reduction’ by Simon Anderson of IIED, explores how climate change is making it increasingly difficult to achieve and sustain development goals. Anderson suggests some basic principles to guide policy-makers in locking in and achieving further development gains in a changing climate.

The report’s key messages are:

  • More variable climates are making it harder for the poor to climb out and stay out of…

Added by Jessica Sinclair Taylor on August 17, 2011 at 17:52 — No Comments

Power Kick for Africa Conference in Abuja, Nigeria

The 3rd international conference of the African Renewable Energy Alliance (AREA) on Renewable Energy & Gender took place from June 29 – July 01, 2011 in Abuja, Nigeria

The conference assembled 72 participants from 19 countries to facilitate a pan-African information exchange.

Policy makers, representatives from business and civil society consulted about policies, technologies and financial mechanisms for the deployment of renewable energies in Africa, reflecting the fact that…


Added by Ina Neuberger on August 17, 2011 at 15:56 — No Comments

25 tips for climate change journalists

This collection is based on training presentations to journalists from around the world, and especially the global South, that I have given in recent years. It includes some tips from journalists Tim Radford and Alex Kirby, who have given me permission to include them here.


Read 25 tips for climate change journalists at Under the Banyan


Added by Mike Shanahan on August 17, 2011 at 9:29 — 1 Comment

Nigeria recycles plastic bottles, into housing!




Added by Anyaka Ugochi on August 14, 2011 at 17:22 — No Comments

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