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How to create resilient agricultureSCIDEV.NET | 21 Mar 2012
Durable food security and agricultural growth depend on development strategies with resilience built in from the start, says Gordon Conway.
Zambia: PS Calls for Renewed Vigour in Climate Change FightAllAfrica.com | 22 Jun 2010
SOUTHERN Province Permanent Secretary Gladys Kristafor has called for renewed effort in fighting climate change in the country. She said development would depend on how Zambia responded to the challenge of climate change hence the importance to fight the problem.Ms Kristafor said Zambia was greatly affected by climate change hence the importance of combined efforts to fight climate change.
Zambia: Don't Ignore Climate Change - ZamseedAllAfrica.com | 31 May 2010
ZAMBIA Seed Company (ZAMSEED) has advised farmers in the country against ignoring economic and climate challenges posed on the agriculture sector by the effects of climate change if Zambia is to continue recording bumper harvest.
Zambia: South Permsec Hails SunAllAfrica.com | 23 Mar 2010
SOUTHERN Province Permanent Secretary Gladys Kristafor has said it is important to promote environmental sustainability for Zambia to overcome problems of climate change. "This approach will support other policy developments such as the protection and management of natural resources, and bio-diversity and forest enterprise development," she said.
Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Urges StateAllAfrica.com | 08 Jun 2009
THE Government has called on developed countries to significantly reduce their greenhouse gas emissions to the levels that will ensure the world enjoys a cleaner and greener environment.
Zambia: Scores Watch Lunar RainbowAllAfrica.com | 11 May 2009
SCORES of local and foreign tourists thronged the Victoria Falls at night over the weekend to watch the lunar rainbow.
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.
Zambia: Climate Change Effects Hit CountryTimes of Zambia | 21 Nov 2007
ZAMBIA has already started experiencing adverse effects of climate change through floods and droughts experienced in recent years, Tourism, Environment and Natural Resources Minister, Michael Kaingu has told Parliament.
Zambia's number 2 chair for combat desertificationTimes of Zambia | 07 Sep 2007
ZAMBIA has been elected vice chair of the Africa Working Group at the on-going United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) conference of the Parties eighth Session (COP8), in Madrid, Spain.
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.