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Mozambique: 17,000 Hectares of Crops Compromised By Heat Wave

Climate change in Africa News - 6 hours 59 min ago
[AIM] Maputo -The Maputo provincial directorate of agriculture has warned that 17,000 hectares of crops (or five per cent of the cultivated area in this agricultural campaign) has been lost due to the recent heat wave in the province.

Zimbabwe: Education On Lightning Critical

Climate change in Africa News - 7 hours 10 min ago
[The Herald] Every rainy season, lightning strikes kill and injure people, at times damaging their property and livestock.

Liberia: Climate Change - A Major Global Threat

Climate change in Africa News - 8 hours 14 min ago
[New Dawn] The climate change, that is, the change of the global climate and in particular the changes in meteorological conditions that extend on a large time scale, is a major global existential threat.

Gambia: Environment Minister - Our Target Is to Plant Over 1 Million Trees in 2020

Climate change in Africa News - 8 hours 49 min ago
[The Point] Gambia's minister of environment, climate change and natural resources said it is his ministry's target to plant over one million trees in 2020, aimed at contributing to restoration of the lost value of land production and minimise the effects of climate change.

Africa: Continent Not Responsible but Suffering From Climate Change - Mnangagwa

Climate change in Africa News - 9 hours 15 min ago
[New Zimbabwe] Victoria Falls -Africa is is hardest hit by the effects of climate change when it contributes less in terms of causes of the ugly weather phenomenon, President Emmerson Mnangagwa has said.

Africa: How Changes in Weather Patterns Could Lead to More Insect Invasions

Climate change in Africa News - 13 hours 35 min ago
[The Conversation Africa] Outbreaks of insect pests and insect invasions are on the rise on the African continent.

Africa: UK Aid Helps Scots Tackle Climate Change Ahead of Glasgow Climate Summit

Climate change in Africa News - Tue, 2020-02-25 15:06
[PR Newswire] London -UK aid-funded platform Energise Africa makes it easier for people to invest in clean energy projects in Africa

Gambia: 'Trees Help in Poverty Reduction and Climate Resilience'

Climate change in Africa News - Tue, 2020-02-25 13:44
[The Point] A national forum on minimum tree cover on farms in The Gambia has outlined how trees could help in poverty reduction and climate resilience.

South Africa: It's Crucial That Mboweni Confronts the Climate Crisis

Climate change in Africa News - Tue, 2020-02-25 12:59
[Daily Maverick] The world has entered a crucial decade for turning the climate crisis around. South Africa's 2020 Budget is where we should look for signals of the political will to take measures to meet targets for reducing carbon dioxide emissions agreed to under the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change.

Zimbabwe: Weekend Heavy Rains Leave a Trail of Disaster

Climate change in Africa News - Tue, 2020-02-25 11:46
[The Herald] Heavy rains which fell over the weekend left a trail of destruction in parts of Matabeleland South province, with some homesteads having their roofs blown away.

Zimbabwe: Promote Benefits of Small Grains

Climate change in Africa News - Tue, 2020-02-25 11:45
[The Herald] The production of small grains is not only critical for household food security, it is also beneficial to health and is climate-smart.

Zimbabwe: Lighting Kills 20 Cattle, Leaves Families Homeless

Climate change in Africa News - Tue, 2020-02-25 11:29
[The Herald] Two families in Shurugwi were left homeless, while 20 cattle were killed by lightning on Sunday in the Dorset Resettlement area.

Zimbabwe: Tobacco Farmers Must Stop Deforestation

Climate change in Africa News - Tue, 2020-02-25 11:29
[The Herald] Obert Chifamba -Inasmuch as the land reform programme conducted at the turn of the millennium liberated land that had been previously appropriated by a few individuals to allow hundreds of thousands others to access it, it also set the stage for the new entrants to switch from their traditional cash crops to new ones.

Namibia: Drought Far From Over, Despite Good Rains

Climate change in Africa News - Tue, 2020-02-25 11:11
[New Era] Ongwediva -Although the northern regions have received good rains recently, the governor of Oshana region Elia Irimari said drought particularly food shortage is expected to prevail until the communities get to harvest.

Malawi: Heavy Rains Cause Disruption - Authorities Issue Floods Alert

Climate change in Africa News - Tue, 2020-02-25 11:04
[Nyasa Times] Heavy rainfall on Monday caused disruption on oads in the country capital city Lilongwe and damaged houses and other property after hours of downpour.

Zimbabwe: Climate Change Takes Toll On Natural Habitat, UN Deputy Chief Observes

Climate change in Africa News - Tue, 2020-02-25 08:45
[UN News] Alongside the human population, Africa's animals are suffering greatly from the effects of climate change, which United Nations Deputy Secretary General Amina Mahommed saw first-hand on Sunday in Zimbabwe.

Africa: Climate Change Could Pose 'Catastrophic' Security Threat, Experts Warn

Climate change in Africa News - Tue, 2020-02-25 08:21
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] New York -Climate change could become a "catastrophic" threat to global security, as people lose their livelihoods, fall ill and battle over scarce water and food, a host of U.S. security, military and intelligence experts warned on Monday.

Africa: A Post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework Aims At Reinforcing Efforts to Save World's Ecosystem

Climate change in Africa News - Mon, 2020-02-24 19:29
[IPS] United Nations -The UN's highly-touted socio-economic agenda, which lays out an ambitious global plan for "people, planet and prosperity", has been dominated by "goals, targets and deadlines."

Africa: That Mobile Game That'll Generate Climate Solutions From Players Around the World

Climate change in Africa News - Mon, 2020-02-24 19:15
[IPS] United Nations -The United Nations Development Programme is leading a climate change effort that might finally address concerns many advocates have: bridging the gap between people and governments.

Africa: Biodiversity & Agriculture - Nature's Matrix & Future of Conservation

Climate change in Africa News - Mon, 2020-02-24 19:13
[IPS] Oakland, California -When we were children, a long auto trip would require a stop every hour or so to clean the windshield of the insects that had been intercepted.

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