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Tag: développement durable

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AFRICA: the continent is well on the way to achieving SDG 9

Of all the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), African countries are clearly on track to achieve SDG 9, which aims for sustainable industrialization that benefits all and encourages innovation. Nearly 4 out of five people on the African continent own a cell phone, the world’s fastest-growing mobile phone market. However, the annual report on the MDGs in Africa points to delays and disparities in the expansion of rural roads.

AFRICA: with the exception of Egypt and Tunisia other countries will not achieve SDG6

Published on the sidelines of the 78th General Assembly of the United Nations, the latest report on sustainable development in Africa assesses the continent’s progress in implementing the five main Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). It shows steady progress on the key targets of the SDGs, in particular on 4G mobile network coverage and access to drinking water and electricity.

CONGO: 35,000 children educated about environmental protection in Pointe-Noire

In Pointe-Noire, the economic capital of the Republic of Congo, located in the extreme south of the country, 35,000 children were made aware of environmental protection in 2022. This is the result of the annual assessment of the partnership between the non-governmental organisation (NGO) Renatura and Terminal Congo, the operator of the Pointe-Noire container terminal. The two entities have trained more than 300,000 children since the beginning of their operation in 2005.

AFRICA: the urgent need to change paradigms in waste management

According to the World Health Organisation (WHO), environmental sanitation causes more than 12.6 million deaths per year, a figure that is expected to rise dramatically in the coming years due to the population boom in Africa. Cities in sub-Saharan Africa remain overwhelmed by the explosion of increasing volumes of waste to be collected and treated. A better understanding of waste is needed.