Tuesday, October 17, 2017

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...

‘Spirit of Paris’ Continues as Governments Get Down to Implementing their New Landmark Climate...

Water Journalists Africa May 26, 2016 The first UN climate change meeting since governments adopted the landmark Paris Agreement closed today amid a suite of positive...

Les gouvernements entrent dans une nouvelle ère de collaboration sur le climat

WaterSan Perspective May 17, 2016 En lançant le coup d'envoi de la conférence sur le changement climatique de l'ONU à Bonn (du 16 au 26 mai),...

Kenya: Kanyone Residents Bask In Water Glory

By Paschal B. Bagonza, Mary Mwendwa, Gasirigwa Sengiyumva For numerous families in rural Kenya without piped water, buying water from private vendors can cost a...
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Nigeria: Wateraid Urges Action to Improve Water, Sanitation and Hygiene in Schools and Healthcare...

Oluseyi Abdulmalik October 16, 2017 WaterAid Nigeria has renewed its call for improvements to water, sanitation and hygiene in schools as well as healthcare facilities...

In Ghana, Media Practitioners Work Together To End Open Defecation

Ama Kudom-Agyemang October 7, 2017 A cross section of media practitioners from the Greater Accra, Central, Western, Ashanti, Eastern and Volta regions who recently met in...

Efficient Management of Agricultural Water Vital For National Attainment of SDGs – Experts Conclude

Ama Kudom-Agyemang October 03, 2017 A cross section of agricultural scientists, water experts and sector related policy makers in Ghana have established the importance of...