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UN sets ambitious deadline for early warning systems coverage against climate change

The UN set an ambitious five-year deadline on Wednesday for countries to ensure that citizens worldwide are protected by early warning systems against extreme weather and climate change, the UN

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Climate Change: Mitigation, Adaptation and Value Creation

By Dr. Patrice Talla Takoukam It gives me great pleasure to share perspectives on one of the most pressing challenges facing humanity today – Climate Change. Therefore, discussions about how

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Pandemic recovery must put people first: UN Secretary-General

People must be at the heart of post-pandemic recovery, UN Secretary-General António Guterres told a global meeting that opened on Tuesday to examine the economic and social impact of the

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COVID healthcare waste threatens environment: WHO

Tens of thousands of tonnes of extra medical waste from the response to the COVID-19 pandemic has put tremendous strain on healthcare waste management systems around the globe, the World

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Sharing Dutch agricultural experience

By Dr Margret Verwijk Before arriving in Zimbabwe for this posting, I had visited a few times, and I am so excited to be back in a country with so

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Capacity building, celebrating 40 years of Zenzele

By Gamuchirai Tsokota Organization of Rural Associations for Progress (ORAP) calls for the championship of self- capacity building as opposed to giving handouts to those in poverty. The organization established

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Trash bank reducing landfill crises

By Gamuchirai Tsokota Geekay recycling has introduced the first recyclable trash bank in Zimbabwe as an initiative to help the unemployed youth and women in the communities. The Geekay trash

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OYE livelihoods program targets 10 000 youths

By Gamuchirai Tsokota In a bid to bridge the unemployment gap in the country, Zimbabwe Opportunities for Youth Employment (OYE), with support from the Swedish Embassy and the Swiss Agency

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Veld fires a real threat to the environment

By Gamuchirai Tsokota “As I approached the farm, I was welcomed by the crackling sound of fire, smoke engulfed the whole sky. The fire was intense and the smoke choking

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UNDP advocates for local interventions to poverty

By Staff Reporter In a bid to eradicate poverty and sustain livelihoods the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) through their Inclusive Growth and Sustainable Livelihood project is championing the use

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