Washington, US - Illegal logging, fishing and wildlife trade rob the world of precious natural resources – and ultimately of development benefits and livelihoods.  The statistics are grim: an elephant is poached for its tusks about every 30 minutes, an...
Madrid, Spain- Madrid will host the Cop25 UN climate talks, stepping in after Chile withdrew amid social unrest. The Spanish government offered to hold the UN’s annual circus of thousands of diplomats, politicians, campaigners, journalists and business leaders in its...
Accra, Ghana - The first results of the Climate Chance Summit Africa-2019, which was recently held in Ghana, are already visible. Gathered for three days of reflection on the future of climate in Africa, the experts drew up resolutions...
Santiago, Chile - Chile, wracked by civil unrest for a fortnight, has withdrawn from hosting the 2019 UN climate talks. Chile’s president Sebastian Piñera announced the country would not host the upcoming Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (Apec) meeting or the Cop25...
By Padili James Mikomangwa, NECJOGHA Addis Ababa, Ethiopia - In order to make Africa’s climate landscape resilient against climate stress, particularly from floods and other climate uncertainties, climate experts have suggested ways of overcoming it. This was during the African Climate...
The World Meteorological Organization has opened its Regional Office for Africa in the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa, a move marked by an official ceremony on 16 October with Secretary-General Petteri Taalas and the country’s Minister for Water, Irrigation and Energy,...
Oslo, Norway- Teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg missed out on the Nobel Peace Prize on Friday even though she had been the bookmakers’ favourite. The secretive five-member Norwegian Nobel Committee awarded the prize to Ethiopian prime minster Abiy Ahmed from...
STORY HIGHLIGHTS In fiscal year 2019, the World Bank Group committed nearly $17.8 billion to climate-related investments, surpassing current targets for the second year in a row. Three country snapshots illustrate some of the ways climate change considerations were...
By Frank Lukwago New Vision/NECJOGHA New York, US - Dozens of promises were made by governments, civil society and business. Accountability is the next step Last week, UN chief António Guterres gathered the world’s political, business and civil society leaders in...
Nairobi – Over half of all movements observed in the first six month of 2019 through flow monitoring in the East and Horn of Africa (EHoA) were motivated by economic reasons, and yet over 8m people remain internally displaced. This is...

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