Monday 23 April 2012
Ethiopia and Mali set to advance renewable energy plansAfrican Development Bank | 23 Apr 2012
Ethiopia and Mali are set to begin preparing renewable energy projects specified in their investment plan under the Scaling Up Renewable Energy Program in Low Income Countries (SREP) after successfully achieving investment plan endorsement from the SREP sub-committee at their meeting on 8 March 2012 in Nairobi, Kenya. SREP is a program of the Climate Investment Funds (CIF) of which the African Development Bank (AfDB) is an implementing agency.
Cameroon: False starts to Cameroon rainy season confuse farmersfeedproxy.google.com | 23 Apr 2012
Source: AlertNet Country: Cameroon By Elias Ntungwe NgalameBAFIA (AlertNet) - Cameroon's farmers have run into trouble after unusual early rains two years in a row pushed them to begin planting ahead of time, especially in the south. The rain soon dried up, causing confusion over the farming calendar and leaving crops withering in the fields.Read the full article on AlertNet.
Cameroonian Farmer Won't Let Low Rainfall Defeat HimInter Press Service | 23 Apr 2012
Olivier Forgha Koumbou washes some freshly picked carrots in a small brook and eats them with relish. His thriving farm in Santa, in Cameroon's North West region, looks like a miracle in the midst of surrounding farms where carrots, lettuce, potatoes and leeks have withered and died.
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