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Funding for African climate projects

Global law firm designs uniform law to ease deployment of capital into ‘green’ infrastructure programmes Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | DLA Piper in collaboration with the African Green Infrastructure Investment Bank (AfGIIB), Africa investor (Ai) and the CFA Asset Owners Council (AoC), has launched the Model Law on Institutional Investor-Public …

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GIP Africa Chapter Launched at COP27

Move to bring `new finance’ for sustainable development ventures Cairo, Egypt | THE INDEPENDENT | The Green Investment Principles (GIP) for the Belt and Road officially announced its second regional office, Africa Chapter, during the COP27. Hendrik du Toit, Founder and CEO of Ninety One, will be the Chairman of …

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The pesticide double standard

Rich countries shouldn’t export pesticides with active ingredients categorised as highly hazardous COMMENT | SILKE BOLLMOHR AND LAYLA LIEBETRAU | Pesticide residue can be found everywhere: in the air we breathe, the food we eat, and the water we drink. A growing body of evidence suggests that herbicides, insecticides, and …

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Rising Ebola cases

WHO ups risk assessment | PATRICIA AKANKWATSA | As the Ebola cases in Uganda continue to surge, World Health Organization (WHO) warned on Nov.02 that Ebola’s arrival in the Ugandan capital highlighted the high risk of further spread of the deadly virus, calling on neighbouring countries to boost their preparedness. …

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