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Event: EMG Nexus Dialogue Series 2019: Sustainable Food Systems: Ensuring Food Security for Future Generations

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12 March 2019 | Source: Reegle News | Countries: Kenya | Sectors: Lighting
The UN Environment Management Group (EMG), in collaboration with the UN Environment Programme (UNEP), will convene a dialogue under the theme, ‘Sustainable Food Systems: Ensuring Food Security for Future Generations’. Taking place in the margins of the fourth session of the UN Environment Assembly (UNEA-4), meeting in Nairobi, Kenya, from 11-15 March 2019, the event will bring together a diverse group of stakeholders to discuss innovative solutions to food systems and food security....

Nigeria: How 11 DISCOs Piled N348 Billion Electricity Debt in 10 Months

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12 March 2019 | Source: Reegle News | Countries: Nigeria | Sectors: Power sector
[Daily Trust] The 11 electricity Distribution Companies (DisCos) owe Generation Companies (GenCos) N348.503 billion as outstanding debt for energy delivered to their networks in the first 10 months of 2018, Daily Trust reports.

Jobs, Jobs, Jobs: New Toolkit Helps Quantify Efficiency’s Benefits

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11 March 2019 | Source: ACEEE | Countries:  | Sectors: 

As new studies show energy efficiency is supporting more jobs and attracting more investments, ACEEE today releases a toolkit to help states quantify all the economic benefits of energy-saving programs. Policymakers...

Ethiopia’s NAP Seeks to Integrate Adaptation into Long-term Development

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07 March 2019 | Source: Reegle News | Countries: Ethiopia | Sectors: Transport
Ethiopia’s NAP seeks to strengthen the integration of adaptation into the country’s long-term development pathway. The Plan focuses on the sectors that are most vulnerable to the impacts of climate change in Ethiopia, namely agriculture, forestry, health, transport, power, industry, water and the urban sector.

Sierra Leone: The Turkish, Via Boat They Arrived, a Nation Shouts 'Light Done Kam'

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07 March 2019 | Source: Reegle News | Countries: Japan | Sectors: Power sector
[Concord] At the commissioning in June, 2009, of the Regent Primary Substation and the 11kV/33kV Transmission Line, constructed through the Japanese Grant Project for Urgent Improvement of Electricity Power Supply systems, former President Koroma spoke of how convinced he was, that "the multiplier effect of adequate and reliable energy will impact on all sectors of the country and revitalize the economy and improve the standard of living of our people." There was the urgent need to also power...