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News • October 30, 2017

Roundup: Global Green Growth Week underscores unlocking Africa’s green growth potential

ADDIS ABABA, Oct. 19 (Xinhua) — Policy makers and experts, who have gathered in Ethiopia’s capital Addis Ababa as part of the Global Green Growth Week 2017, emphasized the need to unlock Africa’s green growth potential. The Global Green Growth Week 2017, underway in Ethiopia’s capital under the theme “Unlocking Africa’s Green Growth Potential,” has […]

News • October 30, 2017

Can Index Insurance Make African Farmers Climate-resilient?

Panel discussion on innovating agriculture for climate and food security in Africa, during the Global Green Growth Week conference in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Credit: Wambi Michael/IPS ADDIS ABABA, Oct 20 2017 (IPS) – Index insurance is being promoted as a solution to protect climate affected smallholder farmers in Africa. This type of micro insurance is […]

News • October 30, 2017

African countries urged on green growth agenda

With African countries steadily working their way to transformation, environmentalists have again reiterated the need to take into account green growth—to avoid future climate catastrophes that might result from environmentally hazardous decision. Green growth is the means by which development can take shape without affecting the efficiency of natural resources. It is termed as the […]