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Card image 26 November 2023 The Conversation

Climate adaptation funds are not reaching frontline communities: what needs to be done about it

Getting climate funds to frontline communities may require rich countries and the UN easing control over how the money is spent.

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Card image 29 November 2023 African Arguments

All climate action is, ultimately, local. Talks and efforts must reflect that

Local communities are not beneficiaries in action on the climate and biodiversity crises. They are the experts we must learn from and support

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Card image 22 November 2023 AFSA

National land policy study reports on Senegal, Mali, Togo, Ghana & Cameroon

National Land Policy Study Reports on Senegal, Mali, Togo, Ghana & Cameroon. AFSA is delighted to launch a series of five national reports, within AFSA's Our Land is Our Life land rights initiative in these countries. These reports aim to: Examine Land Policies and Governance: They seek to understand the national land policies and governance

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Card image 30 November 2023 LUSA

Mozambique: Climate groups slam ’empty speeches’, fruitless summits, want COP28 boycott

Mozambican environmental associations are criticising "empty speeches" and fruitless summits on climate change, calling for a "complete boycott" of the UN summit (COP28) taking place from Thursday in Dubai, and suggesting an environmental tribunal. "Years and years of empty speeches at the variou

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Card image 14 November 2023 Bloomberg

A global hunt for water profit risks draining cities dry

While faucets in coastal Dakar barely trickle, an investment company uses Senegal’s only lake to irrigate crops it plans to send to Saudi Arabia.

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Card image 16 November 2023 Daily Maverick

War on nature — Malawi’s Michiru Forest Reserve is being horrifically stripped to extinction

It is estimated that Michiru Forest has now lost over 1,904ha, with most of these being home to indigenous tree species. It is also feared that other forms of biodiversity are rapidly disappearing.

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Card image 21 October 2023 African Arguments

Doubts grow over who’ll benefit from UAE carbon deal for fifth of Zimbabwe

Carbon credit projects across 20% of Zimbabwe may make profits for a UAE firm, but will it also benefit communities and the climate?

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Card image 09 November 2023 The Elephant

Why Kenyans Demanded an Apology from King Charles

The traumatic legacy of British colonialism lingers in Kenya to this day, and this is why Kenyans were demanding an apology from King Charles.

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Card image 25 October 2023 Farmlandgrab

UAE’s EAP plans multimillion-dollar wheat farm project in Ethiopia, tea factory in Uganda

Elite Agro Projects plans to establish a wheat farm in Ethiopia, where it already operates a flower farm.

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Card image 24 October 2023 Mongabay

Oil firm Perenco eyes new blocks in DRC amid criticism of its track record

In the two decades since the Franco-British multinational Perenco established operations at Muanda, at the mouth of the Congo River, surrounding communities have suffered the loss of the natural resources they depend on for a living. Now, the company is bidding on two new oil blocks in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Local and international […]

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