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The “Maina” exhibition testifies to the drought that affects

In Madagascar, an exhibition goals to lift consciousness of the drought that affects the inhabitants of the big southern a part of the island. Malagasy photographers TangalaMamy and Henitsoa Rafalia current "Maina" ("dry", in French) on the French Institute in Madagascar, in the middle of the capital Antananarivo, till July 2. An exhibition that presents the general public with the local weather disaster that affects the inhabitants of the deep south. Fields which have turn into dry and cracked lands, inhabitants who dig…

the city of Gqeberha soon dry?

In South Africa, a new episode of the arid metropolis Nelson Mandela Bay hits, while the southern winter has settled in the country. This area, located on the coast of Sudan which includes the city of Gqeberha (formerly Port Elizabeth) and its region, has more…

How local weather change is threatening thousands and thousands of lives in Somalia

How local weather change is threatening thousands and thousands of lives in Somalia MOGADISHU, Somalia - The Federal Republic of Somalia has been the sufferer for the previous two months following a devastating drought, which has technically endangered a number of lives, with dozens of deaths confirmed up to now. In his handle to the Stockholm +50, Ahmed Yusuf, the director of atmosphere and…

AU summit struggles with coups, meals disaster, terrorism, local weather change

AU Extraordinary Summit Focuses on Humanitarian, Environmental and Terrorist Threats to the Continent African Union leaders meet in Equatorial Guinea. Inflation and warfare in Ukraine are elevating meals costs throughout Africa. Four AU member states have been suspended on account of coups. The leaders of the African Union collect for the second and closing day of a rare summit in Equatorial Guinea's capital, Malabo, and focus on challenges starting from terrorism to democratic governance and local weather change.…

Climate change: crisis and opportunities for a continent

With nine of the world's 10 most vulnerable countries to climate change coming from the continent, Africa faces a particularly strong existential threat. But in the race to make Africa's development climate-resilient, there is also determination, innovation and cooperation. in Accra, the capital of Ghana, where the African Development Bank is demanding that essential changes be made not only to ensure the survival of the continent, but also its prosperity.

The number of displaced people exceeds 100 million for the first time

Russia's war in Ukraine has pushed the number of forcibly displaced people worldwide to more than 100 million for the first time, the United Nations announced on Monday. “The number of people forced to flee conflict, violence, human rights abuses and persecution has passed the staggering 100 million mark for the first time, propelled by the war in Ukraine and other deadly conflicts said UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency. . The "alarming" figure is set to shake the world to an end to conflict, forcing record numbers of…

South Sudanese youth turn to agriculture to address

To cope with food shortages due to years of conflict and the effects of climate change, several young people in the inland Central African country of South Sudan turn to growing crops rather than seeking their livelihood in oil extraction. Despite having a significant amount of proven oil reserves, about 8.3 million people are at risk of starvation in the country. The country imports 80% of the food from Uganda and Kenya, experts said. Joy Ladu, CEO of Ubuntu Farms, which trades in home-grown vegetables, spoke with the…

a mixed record and no progress in the fight against

After two weeks of negotiations, no major progress has been made in protecting land against desertification, drought and depletion of land. COP 15 on desertification ended yesterday Friday in Abidjan. 196 countries came together to try to agree on common goals in this area. After several hours of protracted negotiations, one by one the various articles of the final agreement on this Abidjan COP15are approved. Ibrahim Thiaw, Secretary-General of the Desertification Convention, welcomes any announcements, but he does not…

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