Monday, December 11, 2017

COP23: Global Leaders Call for Further, Faster Ambitions As UN Climate Negotiations Kick Off...

PAMACC News Agency November 07, 2017 The 2017 UN Climate Change Conference opened yesterday, with the aim of launching nations towards the next level of...

African Leaders Told to be Champions of Climate Change

PAMACC News Agency June 12, 2017 Ahead of the writing of the Paris rulebook and preparations for the 2018 Facilitative Dialogue, Major Groups attending this...

U.S. Government aids Drought-hit Namibia

WaterSan Perspective Reporter in Namibia June 02, 2017 United States Ambassador Thomas F. Daughton has handed over the first of eight water tanker trucks to...

African Civil Society Organizations Strategize for Green Climate Fund

PAMACC News Agency April 23, 2017 One of the key outcomes of the COP22 in Marrakech was the establishment of a new transparency fund with...

Climate Variability a Threat to River Nile

Caleb Kemboi April 18, 2017 Kenya is among the three countries together with Uganda and Tanzania covered by Lake Victoria basin. It's estimated that close to 30...

Uganda: New Weather Pattern Threatens to Worsen Food Insecurity in Karamoja Region

WaterSan Perspective Reporter March 21, 2017 A new study carried out by the Government of Uganda and its partners has found a new weather pattern...

Somalia: UN Warns of Famine Danger as Drought Intensifies

Water Journalists Africa February 18, 2017 As a devastating drought grips Somalia, UNICEF and the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) are warning that only a...

Somalia: Norway scales Up Efforts to End Famine caused by Severe Drought in Somalia

WaterSan Perspective February 18, 2017 Somalia has once again been hit by a severe drought, which could quickly develop into a famine. “A large proportion...

Ethiopia: Experts Warn of Dire Consequences as Lake Turkana’s Water Levels Fall

WaterSan Perspective February 15, 2017 Dropping water levels in Kenya’s Lake Turkana following the development of dams and plantations in Ethiopia’s lower Omo Valley threaten...

Ethiopia: African Countries Asked To Submit More Concrete Commitments for Tackling Climate Change

Eden Habtamu Shibeshi October 17, 2016 The Africa Climate Policy Centre of the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa has urged African countries that are...
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UN Environment Assembly Calls for a Pollution-Free Planet

PAMACC News Agency December 05, 2017 Over 4,000 stakeholders converged on the green terrains of the UN office in Nairobi, Kenya this week to witness...

Water, Conflict and Cooperation: Managing Water Conflicts through Water Governance Decentralization

PAMACC News Agency December 05, 2017 Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) number six is about ensuring availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation for all. However,...

Zambia: Chongwe Residents Battle Water Crisis

Newton Sibanda November 22, 2017 CHONGWE dam, which supplies water to the Lusaka Water and Sewerage Company (LWSC) treatment plant, is the lifeline for the district....