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Agribusiness company planning an IPO for irrigation farming_IPP MEDIA
11 June 2021
Tanzania

AN agribusiness company, Jatu Public Limited Company is planning to raise 7.5bn/- through an initial share offer due this year with a target to invest in irrigation farming in various crops including maize and sunflower.

Karuma hydropower dam under construction in Kiryandongo District. PHOTO/ FILE
30 May 2021
Uganda

The launch of the 600 MW Karuma Hydropower Dam has been delayed again. 
The Uganda Electricity Generation Company (UEGCL)  has announced they will now commission the hydro-electric power dam in June next year.
The dam, which was built by Sino-hydro Corporation, and whose commissioning has been extended more than twice, is planned for launch on June 22,  2022. 

Terminalia schimperiana can grow anywhere in country. Photo | Lominda Afedraru
15 May 2021
Uganda

Early this year the world commemorated the International Day of Forests, with the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) joining Uganda to reiterate their commitment to restoring forests and degraded lands, as well as calling for action to reduce deforestation.

17 June 2021
Global

Bonn, 17/06/2020 - World leaders are rallying support for a coordinated and coherent approach to reverse the loss of healthy land in light of the role it can play in the global efforts to recover from the COVID-19 pandemic and to deal with the crises of climate change and the loss of biological diversity.
 

erritorial disputes in Central Asia on the threshold of the 30th anniversary of independence
14 June 2021
Central Asia
Kazakhstan
Kyrgyzstan
Tajikistan
Turkmenistan
Uzbekistan

BISHKEK (TCA) — Territorial disputes in Central Asia do not allow countries of the region to take a step towards greater cooperation and increase regional integration.

Rivers are key to restoring the world’s biodiversity
11 June 2021
Global

Biodiversity is plummeting, but restoring rivers could quickly reverse this disastrous trend.

MaintainingFishTrap_MashareNambia_Mp3iefFlickrBYNCSA2.0
28 December 2020
Namibia
  • Reconnaissance Energy Africa, an oil and gas company with headquarters in Canada, has recently begun exploratory drilling in northern Namibia.
  • Conservationists and local communities are concerned over the potential environmental impact that oil and gas extraction could have on such an important ecosystem.
PHOTOGRAPH BY ROBERTHARDING, ALAMY STOCK PHOTO
11 May 2021
Africa
Namibia

Namibians allege ReconAfrica disposed of wastewater unsafely, without permits, and ignored concerns about potential impact of oil drilling on water and wildlife.

Indigenous people in Bangladesh oppose resort on ancestral land
19 April 2021
Bangladesh

As a five-star hotel and amusement park are built in the Chittagong Hill Tracts, locals are fearful of losing water sources and say traditional livelihoods of 10,000 residents will be harmed.

Institute for Collective Action
6 January 2021
Europe

The Institute for Collective Action of the Erasmus University Rotterdam is offering two PhD positions to candidates who would like to pursue their PhD studies in the area of collective action. The focus will be on an in-depth micro-analysis of internal functioning of two different types of “institutions for collective action” (ICA).

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China's Yangtze fishing communities adapt to life on land
15 December 2020
China

Yang Zeqiang's boat chugs across the Yangtze ferrying a few people and sacks of grain -- his new source of income after all fishing was halted along China's longest river in the name of environmental protection.

As a boy, Yang remembers seeing his father and grandfather head out in the early morning dark to earn a living fishing the upper Yangtze in China's southwest.

Keppel takes data centers to sea in land-scarce Singapore
7 November 2020
Singapore

Main photo: A Keppel employee stands at a company shipyard in Singapore. The group sees floating data centers as the next step in diversifying beyond its shipbuilding roots.   © Reuters

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JEP

The Journal of Environmental Protection (JEP) is published monthly and one of most prospective international journals with multiple disciplines. It covers various aspects of environmental issues, such as research, strategies and the state-of-the-art technologies for prediction, prevention and protection addressing up-to-date research in natural and social sciences related to environmental concerns. The journal includes but not limited to research papers, technical reports, subject reviews, short comments and book reviews on relevant aspects of the field.

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HEKS EPER

Swiss Church Aid (HEKS/EPER )

HEKS champions the cause of a more humane and just world and a life in dignity. Internationally, HEKS/EPER focuses on rural community development, humanitarian aid and inter-church cooperation. 

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The Water Action Hub is a global online collaboration and knowledge sharing platform for water sustainability, developed by the CEO Water Mandate.

The Hub helps companies and other organizations address water risk and advance sustainable water management by:

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