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Official account of UN Environment Office in Africa
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UN Environment in Africa Sep 11
adaptation can produce significant economic returns. Global Commission on Adaptation report finds that investing $1.8 trillion globally from 2020 to 2030 in five areas of climate adaptation could yield $7.1 trillion in net benefits.
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UN Environment in Africa Sep 10
supported by & co-funded by holds a capacity building programme on sustainable mngt of transboundary river basins to prepare for transboundary water engagement with neighbouring countries.
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UN Environment in Africa Sep 8
In we believe in the centrality of gender equality both within our organizational structures and in our programme activities. The SDGs provide a good framework to push forward on the linkages btw gender and env. management ~ .
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UN Environment in Africa Sep 5
About 25% of the🌍 land is degraded. Land's inefficient & inappropriate use continues to result in degradation. This will have dire consequences on human well-being & the earth systems we depend on. We need to restore 350 M hectares to achieve the SDGs.
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UN Environment in Africa Sep 3
& UN Resident Coordinators will work with African countries to achieve the SDGs & AU Agenda 2063, combat and protect the environment.
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UN Environment in Africa Sep 3
Deputy Executive Director to UN Resident Coordinators in Africa: with UN reforms, we have a unique opportunity to make a difference in serving Member States.
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UN Environment in Africa Sep 3
& UN Resident Coordinators dialogue is an opportunity to showcase UNEP's products and services in support of African countries' needs and priorities.
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UN Environment in Africa Sep 2
By investing massively in restoration, African nations can create millions of jobs, stock carbon, conserve biodiversity which is the prerequisite for food security, peace and stability
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UN Environment in Africa Sep 2
HAPPENING NOW ! and UN Resident Coordinators in Africa dialogue on UN country support to address environmental & climate change challenges in .
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UN Environment in Africa Aug 29
We rely on land for food, water, health and our wellbeing. is under growing human pressure. Climate change is adding to these pressures. Coordinated action to tackle can simultaneously improve land, , nutrition & help to end
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UN Environment in Africa Aug 27
Agriculture is necessary to feed Africa's growing population but it adds pressure on natural resources including water, forests, wetlands and other ecosystems. supports African countries to make agriculture sustainable and equitable
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UN Environment in Africa Aug 25
Rainforests provide , and for millions of people in Africa. They contribute to Africa's social and economic transformation. are at risk and we must do more to protect them.
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UN Environment in Africa Aug 22
, , & hold a media dialogue to boost communication on and Agenda 2063 accross Africa. African Media plays a key role in bringing SDGs closer to people.
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UN Environment in Africa Aug 20
The Ministry of Livestock Forestry & Range of with support from holds a stakeholders meeting in to validate the national policy on . A great move towards tackling illegal trade in charcoal in the country.
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UN Environment in Africa Aug 18
Effective & robust system are crucial to solve the wildlife trade challenges of the 21st century. Check the UNEP's Executive Director intervention at the opening of the 18th Conference of the Parties (CoP) to CITES.
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UN Environment in Africa Aug 15
Africa’s nature-based tourism is key to economic and social transformation. This could improve the livelihoods of many people as it generates 40% more full-time employment than agriculture & provides greater opportunities for women than other sectors.
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Dr. Juliette Biao Koudenoukpo Aug 13
Towards kicking off discussions & furthuring actions on Greening Kenya initiative:8 relevants cabinet secretaries are convened jointly by UNEP&UN Resident Coordinator to a high level meeting 2 be held next week
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UN Environment in Africa Aug 9
supports celebrations of the . Transforming Education is rooted in Goal 4 of the . The environment offers so many opportunities for to advance towards a prosperous & sustainable future.
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UN Environment in Africa Aug 8
in South Africa - A smart way of earning extra income by capturing carbon, while rehabilitating degraded land. watch our video:
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UN Environment in Africa Aug 4
The population numbers of mountain have doubled in the last 30 years. This is mainly because of the incredible work being done by rangers across the continent. Check our story here:
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