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What Effect Will Climate Change Have On Your Data Centre?

Nairobi, Kenya [January 09, 2024] Climate change, and global warming in particular, are having a massive impact on all aspects of our lives. One area, however, that should receive more attention is the effect on the very heart of our technological infrastructure: the data centre.   This is the view of Rohan Patil, regional director for East […]

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Taiwan envoy attends Somaliland National Climate Change Policy

Taiwan Representative to Somaliland Allen C. Lou attends the Launch Ceremony of “Somaliland National Climate Change Policy Taiwan Representative to Somaliland Allen C. Lou attends the Launch Ceremony of “Somaliland National Climate Change Policy” in Hargeisa. The following Remarks by Ambassador Allen Chenhwa Lou on Somaliland National Climate Change Policy. It is my pleasure to join

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Gender equality in rural areas essential to climate change adaptation, says IFAD President

©IFAD/David Paqui   Gender equality in rural areas essential to climate change adaptation, says IFAD President Three new initiatives in Burkina Faso, Ethiopia and India to support 1 million women   Rome/Dubai, 4 December 2023 – In the face of escalating climate change impacts on vulnerable rural populations globally, Alvaro Lario, the President of the

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The USA contributes US$50 million to a new multi-donor trust fund addressing climate and food crises hosted by UN’s IFAD

Rome/Dubai, 1 December 2023 – To confront the intertwined challenge of climate change and food security, Antony Blinken, the US Secretary of State, announced today at the COP28 UN climate summit in Dubai that the US will contribute US$50 million to the Vision for Adapted Crops and Soils (VACS)’s new multi-donor trust fund, hosted by

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Sharp decrease in climate finance going to small-scale farmers – new report shows “By failing to act, we are putting global food security at risk,” says IFAD President

Sharp decrease in climate finance going to small-scale farmers – new report shows “By failing to act, we are putting global food security at risk,” says IFAD President   Rome, 22 November 2023 – Ahead of COP28, the UN’s International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) urges global leaders to shift gears and drastically and urgently

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Taiwan’s Cooperation in Africa for A Net-Zero Future

By Ambassador Allen Chenhwa Lou Taiwan Representative Office in the Republic of Somaliland November 16th, 2023 Include Taiwan for Collective Climate Actions As the concentration level of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere rises and temperatures across nations reach record highs, it is clear that climate change is an issue that involves the whole world, an

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IFAD President at UNGA: “The climate crisis hinders efforts to eradicate hunger and poverty”

IFAD is an international financial institution and a United Nations specialized agency. Based in Rome – the United Nations food and agriculture hub – IFAD invests in rural people, empowering them to reduce poverty, increase food security, improve nutrition and strengthen resilience. Since 1978, we have provided more than US$24 billion in grants and low-interest loans

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Environmental Activists are Furious About Africa Climate Summit, Here’s Why

Environmental activists calling themselves the Africa People’s Climate Assembly have expressed their disappointment in the just concluded Africa Climate Summit They criticised African leaders for their disregard of critical issues impacting the African population and questioned why African leaders tend to prioritise empty rhetoric over actions According to one of them, Africa has been suffering

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New ‘Smart Store’ paves the way for 21st century supermarkets

  New “Smart Store” will work as Danfoss’ test centre for energy efficiency technology.  ‘The Smart Store’ is expected to be approximately 50% more energy efficient compared to a typical supermarket with a first-generation CO2 refrigeration system.   New flagship “Smart Store” supermarket in Nordborg, Denmark,: Runs off sustainable energy sources Reuses the excess heat

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MPs propose mandatory policy on tree planting

Members of Parliament have urged the Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries (MAAIF) to consider enacting a policy requiring all large scale farmers to plant trees on a specified percentage of land. The  legislators said the policy would stimulate efforts to mitigate the impact of climate change through tree planting. “If we do not

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