Climate Change

Climate Change, COVID- 19 double impact on farmers

Climate Change, COVID- 19 double impact on farmers

By Majara Molupe, Maseru, 13 July: The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) says farmers in Lesotho have to cope with drought, rising temperatures and more frequent extreme weather events. As the changing climate forces more people to migrate, new conflicts are being triggered. Small – scale farmers feel more pinch of the changing climatic conditions […]

Put gender lens in fighting climate change

Put gender lens in fighting climate change

Gibson Mhaka Bulawayo, 29 June: The World Environment Day went unnoticed for Sibongile Zulu (56) from Sibombo Village in Lupane, which like other districts in Matabeleland North province, has suffered from increasing temperatures, uneven distribution and variability of rainfall and drought. Ironically, Zulu whose life is inextricably tied to the use of the environment for […]

Foodflows providing food to vulnerable communities

Foodflows providing food to vulnerable communities

By Palesa Motsumi, Capetwon, 19 June, In this jolting precarious time, we have witnessed catastrophic shifts in the economy and in our society, posing a threatening shortage of essential goods supplied by the agricultural sector. A recent article published by Brookings, a public policy organization, cited a range of factors that cause the devastating recurring […]

Africities Marrakesh 2018: The Transition to Sustainable Cities and Territories

The Africities Summit is run every year and it has been running for 20 years. The theme for this summit is the Transition to Sustainable Cities and Territories: The role of Local and Sub-national governments of Africa.

Anuradha Pooran – youngsters should not get involved in drugs and not ruin their lives

Anuradha Pooran – youngsters should not get involved in drugs and not ruin their lives

Mrs Anuradha Pooran is a dynamic 58 year old woman and is the President of APEDED. She had a tough childhood however she managed to complete her form 5 whilst working simultanously. She studied upto form 2 and had to stop during her form 3 as her parents did not have financial resources. When she […]

October 7, 2019 Themes: Climate Change Programs: Gender Justice

Jean Hugues Gardenne

Jean Hugues Gardenne

Jean Hugues Gardenne is the Fundraising and Communications Manager working at the Mauritian Wildlife Foundation. The Mauritian Wildlife Foundation is a non-governmental, non-profit conservation agency working in Mauritius to save threatened endemic local flora and fauna. The Mauritian Wildlife Appeal Fund was established in 1984 under the initiative of naturalist Gerald Durrell and the Jersey […]

October 7, 2019 Themes: Climate Change Programs: SADC Gender Protocol & Alliance

Global: Inequality at the centre of climate change crisis

Global: Inequality at the centre of climate change crisis

By Sifisosami Dube New York, 27 September: “The longer we wait, the harder it will be to turn the climate crisis around,” these were the words of Greta Thunberg a young climate activist ahead of the UN General Assembly climate action summit. It has taken this Swedish teenager, to knee jerk the world’s leaders from […]

September 27, 2019 Themes: Climate Change | SADC Protocol on Gender and Development Programs: News

Swaziland: Zodwa Maseko

Zodwa Maseko is a primary teacher, she teaches lower grades. She has a soft heart for children. She support the needy children who come from poor families through getting assistance from her colleagues. As a school they sometimes have workshops where they equip each other as teachers about the importance of a child. She also […]

August 30, 2018 Themes: Climate Change Programs: Education and training

Namibia: The Mariental Municipality Embark on ‘Lets use our resources wisely project’

Council accept and adopted the COE concept and sign memorandum of understanding. Councillors as politicians are supporting the staff for gender mainstreaming in local authority. Councillors, staff and community trained in all stages. The aim is to get people to realize how important their care for Mother Nature truly is, and what can be done […]

August 23, 2018 Themes: Climate change | Climate Change Programs: Protocol @ work

Madagascar: A.J.I.D.A; (Association des Jeunes Intellectes de District Ankazoabo) ; Vehivavy sahy miara manorina tetikasa, antoka fanarenana ny fiovaovan’ny toe-trandro

Fanazavana fohifohy momba ny tetikasa natao Tena  hiaraha  mahalala  izao  fiovaovan’ny  toetr’andro  izao, toy  ny  fambolena  tsy  manjary  vokatry  izany Ritra  ny  Rano vokatry  izany  ihany  koa. Koa  izany  no  nanosika  anay  hanao  izao fanentanana  sy  asa  momba  ny  fiovaovan’ny  toetr’andro   Mba  hisian’ny  fitoania  araka ny  toetr’andro -Hialana  amin’ny fijaliana  mahazo  vokatry  ny  fiovan’ny  […]

August 23, 2018 Themes: Climate change | Climate Change Programs: Protocol @ work