Africa

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Africa Green Building Summit (online and in Cameroon)

The World Green Building Council (WorldGBC) catalyses the uptake of sustainable buildings for everyone, everywhere by transfo (...)

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There's a disconnect between research and urban planning in Africa: how to fix it

Cairo Photo credit should read PATRICK BAZ/AFP via Getty Images An article by Sylvia Croese, University of the Witwatersrand (...)

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Shaping Africa's urban areas to withstand future pandemics

The power of cities comes from the number of interactions they enable, between people, firms and markets - they are centres (...)

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[Call for papers] Sustainable cities in Africa - special Dossier on Construction21 France

Construction21, social media for the building industry and sustainable cities , is producing a dossier entitled « Africa (...)

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Futur.e.s in Africa

JOIN AFRICA’S MOST INNOVATIVE ECOSYSTEM : Futur.e.s in Africa is the first event that connects French, Moroccan and African (...)

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Getting the right institutions in place to run Africa's cities efficiently

Over the next 16 years, all of the world’s 10 fastest growing cities are going to be in Africa. If this growth is a process (...)

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How a Japanese system can help African cities adapt to climate change

Sub-Saharan Africa is already experiencing the realities of a changing climate – and the situation is only going to get worse (...)

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African cities commit to reaching zero carbon by 2050

At a meeting in Nigeria this week, nine African cities pledged to cut carbon emissions to zero within the next three decades (...)

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Climate shocks causing severe hunger in Africa’s Sahel region

Humanitarian relief workers have warned that about 5 million people in Africa's Sahel region are suffering from severe hunger (...)

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EU bank provides €25 million investment in African off-grid solar

The European Investment Bank (EIB) has this week announced its plans to invest in innovative solar systems to provide power (...)

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Nigeria plans to go big on green bonds this year

The Nigerian Government has spoken of its plans to seriously scale-up its green finance initiatives over the coming year (...)

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Africa’s first waste-to-energy plant to be commissioned in Ethiopia

A new waste-to-energy plant is set to start operations in Ethiopia aiming to revolutionise waste management practices in (...)