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Africa: Food Processing Curbs Climate Losses for Women FarmersAllAfrica.com | 05 Dec 2011
Jullienne Engono has good reason to look pleased with herself. The 49-year-old farmer has won first prize for food processing at an agricultural show in Awae town in southern Cameroon, where she sits at a stall surrounded by her stock of dried vegetables, plantain chips and biscuits, and potato and cassava flour.
Economic slump may limit moves on clean energyInternational Herald Tribune | 25 Nov 2008
From Italy to China, a poor global economy and plunging prices of coal and oil are upending plans to wean businesses and consumers from fossil fuel.
Cameroon: Journalists Drilled on Climate Change ReportingCameroon Tribune | 16 Jan 2008
The British Council in Cameroon in collaboration with the Commonwealth Broadcasting Association, CBA, is currently offering a two-week training programme for journalists in Cameroon on how to report on climate issues.
Cameroon: UN Reiterates Climate Change As World ConcernAllAfrica.com | 25 Sep 2007
Ahead of the opening of the 62nd United Nations General Assembly's annual General Debate today, some 70 Heads of State and top officials from 150 of the 192 member-States of the United Nations Organisation (UNO) met at the UN headquarters in New York yesterday to reaffirm their commitment for concerted action against climate change.
Africa: Developing Nations Embrace Renewable EnergyAllAfrica.com | 22 Jun 2007
Developing countries have increased investment in renewable energy, accounting for one-fifth of the world's total last year, according to a report by the United Nations Environment Program (UNEP) released today (21 June).
Africa: UN Wins Pledges to Plant Billion TreesAllAfrica.com | 25 May 2007
The United Nations has received pledges to plant over a billion trees in a drive to help fight climate change and poverty, Reuters reported from Nairobi quoting the UN as having said Tuesday.
Africa: UN Refugee Agency Backs 'Green' PlanAllAfrica.com | 23 May 2007
Backing a major "green" initiative, the United Nations refugee agency has pledged to plant more than 9 million trees this year in areas of human displacement.
Africa: City Leaders Ring Climate Change AlarmAllAfrica.com | 22 May 2007
JOHANNESBURG mayor Amos Masondo and 30 mayors of the world's biggest cities have called on Group of Eight (G-8) leaders meeting in Germany to encourage national governments to support city leaders in combating climate change.
Africa: Worldwide Impact From Climate Change PredictedAllAfrica.com | 11 Apr 2007
A grim picture of the impact of environmental changes ahead - especially for the world's poor -- is drawn by the latest installment of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report.
Cameroon: Centre for Ecology Watch LaunchedAllAfrica.com | 10 Apr 2007
A new organisation, Centre for Ecology Watch (CENEW) that was launched in Yaounde, March 27, at its head office in Superette, will be working to promote and protect the rights of the poor to have access to sustainable natural resources.