Tag Archives: Climate change

Climate change (WHO)

Overview Climate change presents a fundamental threat to human health. It affects the physical environment as well as all aspects of both natural and human systems – including social and economic conditions and the functioning of health systems. It is therefore a threat multiplier, undermining and potentially reversing decades of health progress. As climatic conditions […]
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ADF approves $20m grant to drive investment in climate-smart agriculture in Mozambique (EN)

The African Development Fund (ADF), the African Development Bank’s (AfDB’s) concessional lending arm, has approved a grant of $19.98-million to finance the implementation of Mozambique’s Economic Acceleration and Governance Support Programme. This funding is the first of two successive general budget support operations for fiscal years 2023 and 2024, each worth about $20-million. Click here to read […]
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How tech improves dairy farming in Ethiopia(ShareAmerica)

A temperate climate and fertile soil make the shores of Lake Hawassa in Ethiopia ideal for raising cattle and growing animal feed. Yet for small-scale farmers near the lake, 300 kilometers south of Addis Ababa, producing a large enough supply of safe milk to consistently earn a profit isn’t easy.“The biggest challenge ahead is keeping […]
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Reserve Bank probing its role in mitigating climate change (BL)

The SA Reserve Bank, whose main job is to manage monetary policy, says it has begun work to understand how it can mitigate against climate change, despite this not being the usual work of the central bank. Governor Lesetja Kganyago says in the Bank’s annual report published on Monday that “climate change will have a […]
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Here’s How Climate Change Crisis Could Impact Business Operations and Policies In 2022 (Forbes)

The climate change crisis, which continues to worsen is expected to have a greater impact on the operations and policies of companies during cryptocurrencies this year. Here’s how experts and observers think that will happen. More Pressure to Decarbonize Operations Pamela Chasek is a political science professor at Manhattan College where she chairs the political science […]
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Top 10 emerging technologies 2020 (World Economic Forum)

The World Economic Forum has just published the report: Top 10 Emerging Technologies 2020. Technological advances have always been key agents of change in how we work, interact and live. During the last two decades, the world has witnessed an unprecedent pace of technological innovation in all fields, from computing and artificial intelligence to biotechnology and nanotechnology. These […]
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The global risks report 2020 (WEF) 

The 15th edition of the World Economic Forum’s Global Risks Report is published as critical risks are manifesting. The global economy is facing an increased risk of stagnation, climate change is striking harder and more rapidly than expected, and a fragmented cyber space threatens the full potential of next generation technologies — all while citizens worldwide protest […]
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Deloitte Alchemy Africa Outlook 2020: What is the outlook for business on the continent in 2020 and beyond? (Deloitte)

This summary report outlines the discussions held at the Deloitte Alchemy Africa Outlook 2020, which focused on the outlook for business on the continent in 2020 and beyond. Themes discussed include: How retail can capture the new emerging African consumer Climate change and what it means for business and companies in Africa Investing for Impact […]
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World Economic Outlook- January 2020 (IMF)

The International Monetary Fund predicts the world economy will strengthen in 2020, albeit at a slightly weaker pace than previously anticipated amid threats related to trade and tensions in the Middle East. Global growth will accelerate this year to 3.3% from 2.9% in 2019, the fund said on Monday. That’s the first pickup in three […]
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Sweden, Germany and France are the EU’s climate leaders, says study

By: Catarina Walsh June 02, 2014 Source: https://www.weforum.org