Hometown investment trust funds, with revenues from taxes on pollutants, could provide much-needed finance for green energy projects.
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Students from Ramadhan primary school in Isiolo County, Kenya can now use proper reading light when doing their homework.
The UN Development Programme (UNDP) and partners announced today, the winners of the Equator Prize 2017, recognizing 15 local and indigenous communities from Africa, Asia, and Latin America. The winning organizations, which showcase innovative solutions for tackling poverty, environment, and climate challenges, will be honoured at a celebratory gala in New York on 17 September 2017.
Countries from the Indian Ocean Islands and East Africa have come together to develop strategies to tackle illegal fishing and increase accountability in fisheries practices.
Asia needs to invest $1.7 trillion a year in infrastructure to maintain growth—16% of the funds are needed for climate adaptation and mitigation measures.