Toute l'actu sur la protection de l'environnement

Catégorie: Développement durable

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AFRICA: natural capital is gradually being taken into account

Long ignored and plundered by essentially capitalist exploitation, Africa’s natural capital is now emerging as a guarantee of a green economy and an opportunity for global climate action. Studied, quantified and sustainably developed, the potential of Africa’s natural capital offers opportunities that complement private capital flows and official development assistance.

Yaoundé: Des militants de Greenpeace afrique se mobilisent pour demander l’abandon des combustibles fossiles

Les militants de Greenpeace Afrique du Cameroun se sont rassemblés à l’esplanade de la Sous-Préfecture de Tsinga ce vendredi 15 septembre 2023 au cours d’une mobilisation pour demander l’arrêt de la production de combustibles fossiles.
Cette mobilisation de près trente jeunes qui vient de se tenir dans 60 autres pays d’Afrique et globalement est organisée en prélude au Sommet des Nations Unies sur l’Ambition climatique qui se déroulera le 20 septembre 2023 à New York.

AFRIQUE : Greenpeace soutient António Guterres pour l’abandon des énergies fossiles

À l’invitation du secrétaire général de l’Organisation des Nations unies (ONU), un Sommet mondial sur l’Ambition climatique se tient le 20 septembre 2023 à New York aux États unis d’Amérique. António Guterres saisit cette occasion pour lancer un appel pour l’abandon des combustibles fossiles. Pour apporter son soutien à cet appel du patron de l’ONU, Greenpeace a mobilisé des centaines de militants à travers plus de 550 actions organisées dans 60 pays dont le Cameroun, et la République démocratique du Congo (RDC).

GABON: CTRI wants to see through the management of forest resources?

Gabon’s Director General of Forests was arrested on 12 September 2023. Ghislain Moussavou’s arrest comes a few days after his meeting with the President of the Transitional Council for the Restoration of Institutions (CTRI). General Brice Clotaire Oligui Nguema had summoned the senior official from the Ministry of Water and Forests to return potentially embezzled funds within 48 hours.

DRC: 8th most dangerous country for environmental activists

Global Witness has drawn up a global report on crimes committed against environmental activists. In Africa, the situation in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is worrying. The Central African country ranks 8th in the world for the number of murders of environmental activists. Between 2012 and 2022, at least 72 environmental activists were killed in the DRC.

LIBYA: climate is said to be the cause of the floods that ravaged East of the country

Global warming is being blamed as the main cause of storm Daniel, which devastated eastern Libya on 10 September 2023. Coming from Greece via Turkey and Bulgaria, the extreme weather phenomenon caused massive flooding, killing thousands of people. In its 6th report, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) predicted disastrous scenarios for Africa. Floods will displace 2.7 million people by 2050.

AFRICA: the AfDB’s commitment to the transition to the circular economy

National roadmaps could play an important role in creating a favourable environment for the adoption of the circular economy in Africa. The African Development Bank (AfDB) has made the circular economy its priority in order to popularise it on the continent. The financial institution reaffirmed its commitment at the Global Circular Economy Forum 2023, organised by the Finnish Sitra Innovation Fund in Helsinki, Finland from 30 May to 2 June 2023.

AFRICA: Leboncoin adopts new regulations against the ivory trade

French online sales giant Leboncoin has tightened its regulations against the ivory trade. In addition to ivory items, the company is now removing from its platform any item that might turn out to be made of ivory. This measure is in support of elephant conservation efforts in Africa. The continent has lost more than 100,000 elephants in 20 years due to the ivory trade.

CENTRAL AFRICA: BEAC guides its member states towards sustainable finance

A common vision of sustainable finance is being developed in Central Africa. The project is at the heart of an international forum scheduled for 8 and 9 May 2023 in Douala, Cameroon, under the theme « Trajectories towards sustainable finance ». An initiative of the Bank of Central African States (BEAC), in partnership with the International Finance Corporation (IFC) and the Sustainable Banking and Finance Network (SBFN).