World Bank and International Monetary Fund interdicts funding for certain projects in Africa
Using the latest clean-coal technology, Kenya is developing a one-gigawatt generator, however the World Bank and IMF have refused to engage in the project. Funding for South Africa’s Eskom for coal plants have also been banned. Following the departure of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), which has a ban on fossil fuels, The African Development Bank (AfDB) is set to back coal-fired projects in Nigeria, Kenya and Senegal.
Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations set to provide support to African countries
According to a representative of the FAO, set to provide support to African Countries, which is aimed at boosting the production of smallholder farmers and making the livelihoods of the rural populations more resilient, also to intensify efforts to mitigate the consequences of climate change on food production.
African Forest Forum (AFF) Calls For Sustainable Forest Management
African Forest Forum is a pan-African Non-Governmental Organization with a commitment to the sustainable management, wise use and conservation of Africa’s forest and tree resources for the socio-economic well-being of its peoples and for the stability and improvement of its environment.
The AFF has recently called for a sustainable forest management in Africa, to mitigate the effects of climate change.
Apple is now 100% powered by renewable energy
Tech giant Apple now claims its entire global operations are powered by renewable energy. This means that all its retail stores, data centres and offices in 43 countries either directly use clean power, or are offset using renewable energy certificates.