Category: Climate

Japan donates US$1 million to Unicef, WFP resilience project

Japan gives US$1 million for food security, nutrition and health project

At Tsholotsho Hospital on Thursday 11 October 2018, the Government of Japan officially handed over a contribution of US$ 1 million to enhance the resilience of drought-...

Global warming threatens food security in Africa

Rising temperatures will push millions of people in Africa into poverty and hunger: Oxfam

Climate change has set our planet on fire, millions are already feeling the impacts Today, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change released a report detailing...

Participants at the Training of Trainers Workshop on the FAO Methodology for Food Analysis in Targeted Value chains

Food losses and waste (FLW) negatively impacting food security, economic growth: FAO

By Byron Mutingwende   The reduction of food losses and waste (FLW) is essential in the creation of efficient value chains, which are the core of sustainable food...

Africa urged to use local knowledge

When will developing countries stop importing knowledge?

By Charles Dhewa It is lamentable that, in spite of setting up hundreds of universities and research institutes, developing countries continue to import knowledge.  For...

Youth pledge to contribute towards a better future

Young innovators to design solutions to improve education, training and empowerment

A new challenge calling on young innovators across Zimbabwe to design solutions that will improve education, skills development and training for young people, and...

TB: Commitment to action

IAS Members share key insights on TB and its links with HIV

IAS statement to global leaders Together we can prevent 2 million deaths by 2022 Tuberculosis (TB) is the leading killer of people living with HIV: it causes 40% of all...

The AfDB work-stream on gender and climate change

AfDB Convenes Climate Change Seminar on Gender Mainstreaming

The training will also address the needs and perspectives of women and men in policymaking and the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change processes,...

Kudakwashe Zombe,the National Coordinator of Zimbabwe Civil Society Organisations Scaling Up Nutrition Alliance

Stunting worryingly high in East and Southern Africa

By Byron Mutingwende   Although there were some notable reductions in stunting rates in some countries between 2015 and 2018, stunting remains worryingly high in...

Climate change adaptation

Africa Adaptation Initiative: A Response to Africa Biggest Challenge

This will be an opportunity to consider the most effective measures to help close the Adaptation Gap in Africa, which experts estimate to be between USD 7 billion and 15...

Joseph Busha (L) with the Headmaster of Henry Low Primary (in pink dress) and other officials at the handover of $5000 donation

Joseph Busha pledges $5 000 for construction of school laboratory

FreeZim Congress leader and prominent businessman Joseph Makamba Busha has pledged five thousand dollars ($5 000) towards the construction of a science laboratory at...