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Tag: Climate Change

Kenya to pilot Indonesian carbon data project, to enable the country assess its carbon credit assets

Indonesian tech company Aeroterra and Eldera Matadata Presisi has been selected to execute a pilot project that will assess the value of Kenya’s carbon credit…

Global conference calls for urgent action to accelerate nature-based solutions to tackle global challenges

How can we massively scale up nature-based solutions to address the major challenges facing the global community including climate change, biodiversity loss and land degradation?  …

Wheat blast: a threat to food security

A new study now shows that the global wheat production could reduce by 13 per cent by mid-century (the year 2050) as a result of…

CIFOR-ICRAF’s New App Boosts Climate Resilience and Income for Eastern African Fruit Farmers

The Center for International Forestry Research and World Agroforestry (CIFOR-ICRAF) have released a new smartphone application to help fruit tree smallholder farmers in Eastern Africa…

Green Climate Fund and AGRA partner to transform Africa’s food systems

Despite the challenges posed by the climate crisis, Africa is positioned to emerge as the world’s breadbasket, with 60 per cent of the world’s unused arable land…

Dr Agnes Kalibata, AGRA President, Joins COP28 President’s Advisory Committee to Address Climate Change

By David Kipkorir Dr Agnes Matilda Kalibata, the President of Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA), has been appointed to the Advisory Committee…

El Nino rains to bring relief to drought-hit East Africa: FAO report

By Mwangi Mumero Kenya and other East African nations are likely to experience El Nino rains during September -November season, a relief to the dry…

Green Climate Fund launches project to restore Kenya’s arid rangelands

By Mwangi Mumero A new project to restore Kenya’s arid rangelands has been launched aiming at reducing the cost of climate change induced drought. Funded…

Woes in Nakuru due to poor maize harvest

Nakuru county is a regular when it comes to high maize production. However current predictions have the county anticipating a poor harvest for the crop….

Affordable credit to help battle climate change

Affordable credit is a need in the world of agribusiness and Family Bank has understood this need. The bank has committed Sh6 billion in affordable…

Climate Change Mitigation

The Government of the Federal Republic of Germany shared on the margins of the ongoing United Nations 2021 United Nations Climate Change Conference. The sum…