Category: <span>Biodiversity</span>

Adaptation Dialogues for Africa: Adapting agriculture in Africa to build resilience to climate change
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March 4, 2022March 4, 2022

Adaptation Dialogues for Africa: Adapting agriculture in Africa to build resilience to climate change

This session will bring together technical experts, economists, and policy specialists to bring forth solutions to the threat posed by climate change to Africa’s food security. Event description: Climate change is already stalling progress towards food security in Africa. Given the huge role of the agricultural sector in the African economy, the millions of smallholder...

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January 15, 2022January 15, 2022

Weatherman predicts dry Conditions in Uganda

Meteorologists have predicted dry and much warmer conditions to persist in mid-January.   According to a ten-day forecast of rainfall and temperature, we are expecting dry conditions and much warmer conditions to persist in mid January just like in the past ten days of this month. “This is partly due to persistently clear-sky conditions over...

Tea and coffee: celebrating their cultural, social and economic importance
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October 16, 2021October 16, 2021

Tea and coffee: celebrating their cultural, social and economic importance

FAO Director-General joins global industry experts at event as part of World Food Day celebrations 15/10/2021 Rome – Global tea and coffee experts came together today to explore and celebrate the cultural, social, and economic importance of the world’s two most popular beverages including their role in making agri-food systems more efficient, inclusive, resilient and sustainable....

Greater Horn of Africa climate outlook
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June 13, 2021June 13, 2021

Greater Horn of Africa climate outlook

The upcoming rainfall season, June to September is an important rainfall season for Djibouti, Ethiopia, Eritrea, South Sudan, Sudan, and Uganda. For some of these countries, it is the main farming season for their staple crops. A wetter than usual June to September season is expected over Sudan, South Sudan, most of Ethiopia, and Uganda...

Total signs deal to build East African oil pipeline, despite lack of finance
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April 15, 2021April 15, 2021

Total signs deal to build East African oil pipeline, despite lack of finance

Published on 12/04/2021, 4:13pm Uganda and Tanzania have given political backing to the 1,445km East African Crude Oil Pipeline, but climate campaigners are deterring investment Total CEO Patrick Pouyanné, Tanzanian president Samia Suluhu and Ugandan president Yoweri Museveni in Entebbe on Sunday (Photo: Total in Uganda/Flickr) By Chloé Farand Total has signed an agreement with Uganda and Tanzania...