Rich countries turn blind eye to needs of climate-vulnerable countries – Oxfam

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Although the United Nations’ climate conference in Marrakech made it clear that the Paris Agreement is here to stay, it did little to fix the Agreement’s biggest flaws that leave poor and climate-vulnerable countries in danger, according to global development … Read More

‘Drought triggers insurance payout in Mauritania, Niger and Senegal’

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Johannesburg, South Africa (PANA) – ARC Insurance Company Limited will pay US$ 25 million in drought insurance claims to three countries in the Sahel this month – Mauritania, Niger and Senegal. The three countries which paid a combined premium of … Read More

Africa: Civil society questions if UN Climate Deal will help food security in Africa

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Lusaka, Zambia (PANA) – Civil society observers who gathered in the German city of Bonn for the UN climate change negotiations, have warned that new climate rules could threaten even greater hunger in Africa, if they were not carefully crafted … Read More