TANA RIVER, Kenya - Locusts have now spread to Tana River County, with locals in Bura Dhima village, Mbalambala area reporting that the insects have cleared vegetation covering three kilometres since Sunday. In the past few days, the locusts have...
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...
Santiago, Chile - Chile, wracked by civil unrest for a fortnight, has withdrawn from hosting the 2019 UN climate talks.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...
In our last fiscal year, the World Bank Group committed $17.8 billion to climate-related investments. We also have a major portfolio in other environment-related projects. In December, we announced new climate targets for fiscal year 2021-2025, committing to double to...
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...
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: An estimated 27 million people – or 24% of the total food insecure people in the world– lived in seven of the eight countries in the IGAD region, according to a new report released by the Intergovernmental Authority...
The Climate Science community in Africa learned with shock of the sudden passing of Professor Laban Ayieko Ogallo on the 20th November 2020 in Nairobi due to sudden illness. Recalling...
KAMPALA – Nigel Topping and Gonzalo Muñoz – the High-Level Champions for Climate Action of the COP26 and COP25 Presidencies respectively – have confirmed their participation for Africa Climate Week, taking place April 20-24 in Kampala, Uganda. At the first of...
By Andrew Kaggwa, NECJOGHA Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania – The Fifty Third Greater Horn of Africa Climate Outlook Forum (GHACOF 53) starts on Monday August 26 to August 28, 2019 in Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania. GHACOF 53 will convene at Hyatt...