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By Bernard Maranga, NECJOGHA Nairobi, Kenya – Three Kenyan organisations have petitioned the country’s Parliament over what he said was an increase in the prevalence of chemical pesticides in the country, which poses a risk to human health and harmful...
BY David Luganda, NECJOGHA / AFMC Mombasa, Kenya- Experts have predicted heavy rainfall for March, April to May (MAM) season in most parts of the Greater Horn of Africa (GAH). “The downscaled regional objective climate forecast from eight Global Producing...
By  Frank Lukwago New Vision/ NECJOGHA Kayabwe, Uganda – The Masaka district Chairman, Jude Mbabali has penned an angry letter lashing out at the National Environment Authority (NEMA) for giving permission to an investor to dump soil in River Katonga...
When undisturbed tropical forests are lost the long-term impact on carbon emissions is dramatically higher than earlier estimates suggest, according to a new study. Between 2000 and 2013, about 7 percent of the world’s intact tropical forests were...
BY LUGANDA DAVID AFC/NECJOGHA Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania - The Fifty Third Greater Horn of Africa Climate Outlook Forum (GHACOF 53) will be held in Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania from August 26 to August 28, 2019. GHACOF 53 will convene...
Coasts, oceans, ecosystems, weather and human health all face impacts from climate change, and now valuable soils may also be affected. Climate change may reduce the ability of soils to absorb water in many parts of the world, according...
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,...
By; Jon Henley-The Guardian Countries unable to withstand ecological threats among world’s least peaceful, analysis finds More than 1 billion people face being displaced within 30 years as the climate crisis and rapid population growth drive an increase in migration with...
New World Bank research shows that governments across the world are pouring money into water and sanitation subsidies but all too often that funding doesn’t flow to those who need it most. However, subsidies can be powerful and progressive...