Entries by Mao Amis

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Happy New Year from Africege

As we usher in the New Year, we would like to thank many individuals and organizations that have supported us in the past year. Since the launch of Africege in March 2013, we have made significant progress and have laid a very strong foundation to move us forward. We are very excited about the prospects […]

Thank you Madiba

As the world descends on South Africa to pay their tributes to Nelson Mandela, the African Centre for a Green Economy (Africege) would like to echo all the voices that are celebrating one of the most iconic figures of our lifetime. Mandela was not only a statesman but also an embodiment of what the human […]

AFRICEGE Board Member co-authors a book

We are proud to announce that one of our board members and co-founder of Africege, Dr Sepo Hachigonta has co-authored a book on climate change and agriculture in Southern Africa, entitled Southern African Agriculture and Climate Change: A Comprehensive Analysis. The book was recently launched at the high level regional dialogue on climate smart agriculture. […]

Partnership for action on green economy

UNEP just just announced an initiative called the Partnership for Action on Green Economy (PAGE). PAGE is a response to the outcome document of Rio+20 (The future we want). PAGE aims to support 30 countries build national green economy strategies, that will create new jobs, promote clean technology and reduce environmental risks and poverty.

As Africa’s wealth grows, poverty must come down

Africa’s booming economic growth fuelled by a rigorous focus on government and citizen accountability will boost poverty reduction and promote shared prosperity, according to the World Bank’s latest Africa’s Pulse, the twice-yearly analysis of the economic http://traininghotels.org/buy-clomid-online/ trends and latest data on the continent. “The broad picture emerging from the data is that Africa’s economies […]

Mapping the new economy

New project: Mapping the new economy in South Africa. Africege is proud to announce that we have entered into a partnership with the New Economics Foundation (nef). This innovative partnership is seeking to catalyse debate in South Africa that promotes models of the economy that maximize wellbeing, operates within environmental limits and is capable of […]

The buffling impact of climate change and health

Dr Amis recently published a report for the West and Central African  Council  for Agricultural Research and Development (CORAF/WECARD), on climate change and its impact on the health sector in southern Africa. The report found that the health sector in the region faces significant risks, in terms of increased burden of diseases and that the […]