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Tag: COP27

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DRC: Haut-Uele hosts new Usaid-funded resilience project

As part of its « Alliance for Biodiversity Protection and Development » project, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has signed a partnership agreement with Sofibanque to support the development of inclusive and sustainable small and medium-sized enterprises in the Haut-Uele province of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). This partnership aims to improve living conditions for local communities and reduce pressure on natural resources around Garamba National Park and the Kibali gold mine.

COP28: will the loss and damage fund reach the $100 billion mark?

The fund designed to finance climate « loss and damage » in vulnerable countries was adopted on Thursday 30 November 2023, on the first day of the 28th United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP28) in Dubai. The establishment of this fund is the practical expression of the main promise made at COP27 in Egypt, where the mechanism was approved in principle but not adopted. Nearly six countries have already announced their contributions to this fund, but we are still a long way from the 100 billion dollars expected by developing countries.

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.

EAST AFRICA: drought is starving more than 43 million people

The extreme drought that has been affecting the Horn of Africa since 2020 has not finished spreading its human consequences. In a report published on 15 July 2023, the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) states that more than 43 million people are in need of humanitarian aid and 2.7 million others have been displaced in Ethiopia, Kenya and Somalia as a result of the drought affecting these countries in the Horn of Africa.

AFRICA: Arlette Soudan-Nonault, a voice for climate justice

On the occasion of the 38th International Women’s Day, Environnementales highlights the opinion of Arlette Soudan-Nonault, in the great concert of climate action. Concerned about an Africa unfairly hit by natural disasters, the Congolese Minister for the Environment, Sustainable Development and the Congo Basin demands openness and concreteness during major international meetings on environmental protection.

FRADD-9: increasing investment in clean energy projects

Increasing investment in the clean energy sector is one of the twelve recommendations contained in the Niamey Declaration. The document was adopted at the end of the 9th edition of the African Regional Forum on Sustainable Development (FRADD-9), which was held from 28 February to 3 March 2023 in Niamey, the capital of Niger. The central theme of the three-day event was « accelerating inclusive and green recovery from multiple crises and the integrated and full implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and Agenda 2063 ».

PAIEMENT DES PERTES ET DOMMAGES : Greenpeace interpelle le pétrolier Shell  

En pleine mer Atlantique, des militants de Greenpeace mènent une campagne de protestation contre Shell. La compagnie pétrolière anglo-néerlandaise est sommée de payer les dommages et intérêts causés par la production continue de combustibles fossiles, qui exaspèrent la crise climatique. En Afrique où Shell est également présente, plus de 100 millions de personnes seront menacées par le réchauffement climatique d’ici à 2030.