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Category Archives: Climate Change

Guest Blogs: Drought in East Africa:

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A recent report from the National Drought Management Authority (NDMA) sounds the alarm about the 2.6 million Kenyans who are currently facing starvation with the number set to rise to 3 million in the next three months. The following guest blogs from the East African Children’s Fund highlights the intersectionality of climate change, education, health, […]

Remembering the Mudslides in Sierra Leone

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Conversation With* Joe H. Pemagbi, Sierra Leone Country Office, Open Society Initiative for West Africa (OSIWA).  The mudslides that happened in Sierre Leone in August 2017 added another layer of recovery burden to a community that was already struggling to recover and rebuild from the impact of the Ebola epidemic. The mudslides killed over a […]

Championing the Environment: Global Greengrants Fund

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Member Spotlight* The Global Greengrants Fund (GGF) supports the efforts of communities to protect and restore their environments. GGF believes that solutions to environmental harm and social injustice come directly from those whose lives are affected. Since 1993, Global Greengrants Fund has made more than $71 million in grants to groups in 168 countries. GGF has […]

Supporting Transformative Change in Africa: Wallace Global Fund

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Member Spotlight* This week’s member spotlight focus is on the Wallace Global Fund (WGF). The mission of WGF is to fight injustice and protect the diversity of nature and the natural systems upon which all life depends.The Fund supports organizations creating transformative change to promote democracy, human rights, public health and a sustainable planet.    WGF […]

Women’s Rights to Natural Resources – PDF

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PDF – 2012 – The long-term well-being of the planet, its peoples and natural resources is of global concern to governments and civil society. As we face the 21st century challenges of climate change, growing population, and increasing demands on natural resources, it is relevant and strategic to consider the contribution of women in defining […]

Africa Progress Report 2015, Power People Planet: Seizing Africa’s Energy and Climate Opportunities – PDF

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