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03 Aug 2017

A new four year project, led by UNEP-WCMC, has been awarded around £5 million by the Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF).The project, Encouraging sustainable growth: East Africa Growth Corridors and the China to Africa Connection, will take a detailed looked at some of the proposed development corridors in East Africa and consider how they can be designed to deliver sustainable, inclusive and resilient economic growth.

19 Jul 2017

Hometown investment trust funds, with revenues from taxes on pollutants, could provide much-needed finance for green energy projects.

19 Jul 2017

Students from Ramadhan primary school in Isiolo County, Kenya can now use proper reading light when doing their homework.

07 Jul 2017

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.

07 Jul 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.