Record temperatures and CO2 concentrations in January 2020 By World Meteorological Organisation - Climate action will be both a priority and a driver of world affairs through the coming decade, according to United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres. Presenting his 2020 programme and...
NAIROBI, KENYA – There are food security fears for the East African region after desert locusts have been confirmed to also have spread to all the three East African countries. The United Nations Food and Agricultural Organisation (FAO) alert Desert...
KATAKWI, UGANDA – There is panic in the Teso and Lango sub regions in after swams of desert locusts were spotted in Katakwi and Agago districts. The desert locusts invaded the Karamoja sub region from Kenya on Sunday evening through...
NAIROBI, KENYA - Kenyans have been challenged to at least use the three days period of mourning retired President Daniel Arap Moi to plant trees. The Head of Public Service Joseph Kinyua said Moi cherished the environment and the only...
By Andrew Kaggwa, NECJOGHA NAIROBI, KENYA - A regional body that monitors climate in the Greater Horn of Africa has warned of flash floods and drought in parts of East Africa and other countries of the Greater Horn of Africa. “March,...
Interview with Richard Munang, United Nations Environment Programme expert on climate and Africa East African nations have been battling with swarms of desert locusts since the beginning of 2020. In what is being called the worst outbreak the region has...
By Kate Ferguson, DFID WISER Programme Manger at Met Office For the last four years, the Met Office has been helping create a positive change to millions of lives in East Africa through a weather and climate programme called WISER....
The year 2019 was the second warmest year on record after 2016, according to the World Meteorological Organization’s consolidated analysis of leading international datasets. Average temperatures for the five-year (2015-2019) and ten-year (2010-2019) periods were the highest on record. Since...
The Africa Climate Change Fund has allocated $4.7 million to finance projects led by Africans in order to better support African States in the process of building resilience to climate change. They mainly concern resilient agriculture and climate finance. The...
KAMPALA, UGANDA - The international non-profit organisation Slow Food International has launched agro-ecology training in East Africa. The project is aimed at young people and local communities and is expected to last until 2021. “Developing local economies in East Africa...

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