Archived news from ICLEI Africa

09.12.2013

ICLEI & GIZ launching pioneering work on Food-Water-Energy Nexus approaches to urban planning in the global south

Technological innovation has paved the way for initiatives that seek to address service delivery of basic needs at the local level. However implementation of these has uncovered challenges in long-term sustainability given the reality of competing needs against limited resources and capacity.


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04.12.2013

ICLEI Africa 2013 Report

The ICLEI Africa executive, management team and Africa Committee have undertaken to deliver an annual report reflecting the activities of projects; the successes of members leading on sustainability on the continent and the outlook to the following year.


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03.02.2014

C40 Summit being held in JHB

The 5th of February saw the beginning of the C40 summit held in ICLEI Member city of Johannesburg who will host Megacity leaders from around the world to discuss efficient and proven methods to deal to respond to and reduce the impacts of climate change.


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23.01.2014

2014 proving to be Africa’s ‘green’ year

This year proves to be a very green year in Africa, with the hosting of many top environmental events, from forums attracting international top figures to conferences that will tackle issues from energy to food.


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13.01.2014

New Water Regulatory Commission for Lagos State

On Monday, 13 January 2014, Governor of Lagos State H.E. Babatunde Raji Fashola inaugurated the new Lagos State Water Regulatory Commission. The Commission is charged with raising awareness of the importance of conserving and caring for the state’s water resources.


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02.12.2013

Momentous DAC signing ceremony by 120 African leaders

On the 31 November, 2013, a momentous signing ceremony for the Durban Adaptation Charter (DAC) for Local Governments took place at the Local Climate Solutions for Africa Congress (LOCS 2013) held in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.


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27.11.2013

People of KwaDukuza vision a low emission future for their Municipality

Last week, workshop participants from KwaDukuza Municipality mapped out four possible low-emission development futures for the area.


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