Tag: Climate Change

OPEC Fund Lends Morocco $100 Mln for Climate Resilience Efforts

June 27, 2024

The OPEC Fund for International Development (the OPEC Fund) approved on Wednesday a $ 100 million loan to Morocco to enable the country to co-finance ... Read More

U.S. supports Morocco’s cooperative resilience efforts to mitigate climate change

May 22, 2024

USAID chief Samantha Power has announced the launch of a new initiative destined to help Moroccan vulnerable cooperatives and entrepreneurs in rural areas adapt to ... Read More

West African heatwave caused by climate change- study

March 22, 2024

A study by the World Weather Attribution group of scientists found that the heat wave that damaged crops in West Africa was triggered by human-caused ... Read More

World’s 10 most under-reported urgent humanitarian crises are in Africa — CARE’s report

January 15, 2024

Crises in Africa are being overlooked, with news about humanitarian emergencies on the continent buried beneath the weight of media attention focused elsewhere, according to ... Read More

AfDB loans Seychelles $33m as strengthened response to climate change, transition to clean energy

November 20, 2023

The board of directors of the African Development Bank (AfDB) has approved a loan worth $33 million to Seychelles destined to strengthen the country’s response ... Read More

UAE flexes its climate finance muscles to contribute to Africa’s green energy transition

October 1, 2023

As the United Arab Emirates (UAE) prepares to host the COP28 climate summit from 30 November to 12 December, the Gulf state has made a ... Read More

IMF warns climate change to exacerbate conflict, war-torn, fragile African states most at risk

September 1, 2023

Climate change that is already disproportionately affecting war-torn countries threatens to exacerbate conflict in fragile nations across the globe, but most of all in Africa, ... Read More

Post-Cotonou: EU green-lights new treaty with African, Caribbean and Pacific states

July 25, 2023

After more than a two-year delay, the EU Council finally ratified (20 July) a new treaty with African, Caribbean and Pacific countries that covers a ... Read More

Uganda, S.Sudan, Congo most vulnerable to extreme heat if climate targets not met — Oxford report

July 21, 2023

The planet's record-breaking hot weather has caused severe drought in many places around the world and African nations risk extreme heat if climate targets are ... Read More

UNICEF report warns of ‘backslide’ in vaccination of children in Africa

April 27, 2023

Nearly 13 million children in Africa missed one or more vaccinations and 8.7 million didn't receive a single dose of any vaccine between 2019 and ... Read More