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AFRICA: IUCN wants to fund biodiversity conservation projects

The French Committee of the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) is launching a call for projects to support initiatives led by civil society. This call specifically targets the funding and implementation of field projects focusing on biodiversity conservation and/or nature-based solutions (NBS), in response to the crucial challenges of adapting to and mitigating climate change.

AFRICA: a report identifies the main culprits of air pollution

A report published on 2 April 2024 by Greenpeace Africa and Greenpeace MENA highlights the extent of air pollution in Africa, identifying the main culprits and underlining the serious repercussions on public health and the environment. Entitled « Air Pollution in Africa: The Main Culprits Unmasked », the document provides an overview of the sources of air pollution in the region and calls for urgent action to mitigate this growing crisis.

8 March: African women’s challenges and priorities in the face of climate change

To mark the 49th International Women’s Rights Day on 8 March 2024, Afrik21 highlights the vital role of African women in the fight against climate change. The devastating effects of climate change on the African continent are amplifying already existing gender disparities, highlighting the urgent need for concerted action to strengthen women’s resilience.

SIERRA LEONE: a $26.8 million investment to strengthen climate resilience

Sierra Leone’s coastal communities, faced with rising sea levels and increasingly violent storms, are receiving crucial support with the announcement on 6 March 2024 of a $26.8 million initiative. The Green Climate Fund (GCF), in collaboration with the government of Sierra Leone and the non-governmental organisation (NGO) Save the Children, is launching an ambitious project to build resilience to the devastating effects of climate change along the coast of this West African country.