Climate change

Savanne COE

Fact file Country Mauritius Province/Region Savanne Baseline score  – 2015 Latest score – 2019 68 (Winner in Rural Category for Summit 2019) Population 70,575 Number of women councillors  33 Number of men councillors  120 Joined the COE programme  2013 Anchored Entrepreneurship Programme  Yes Summit 2014, 2016, 2019 Savanne is a district of Mauritius, situated in the […]

Black River COE

  Fact file Country Mauritius Province/Region Black River Baseline score  – 2013 72 Latest score – 2018 60  Population 76,630 Number of women councillors 36 Number of men councillors 81 Joined the COE programme  2010 Anchored Entrepreneurship Programme  Yes Summit  2015 Black River District Council was among the first Councils to become a Centre Of […]

Mozambique: An environmentally friendly project

Ecological Coal Production from Urban Solid Waste- Beira Council Our work is based on some sustainable development objectives such as: Gender and climate change, Gender equality, Sanitation and Business opportunities for everyone. The initiative Ecological Coal Production from Urban Solid Waste consists of the collection of solid waste in different urban areas (supermarkets, residential waste, and […]

January 23, 2020 Themes: Climate change Programs: Gender justice and local government summit

Identifying Opportunities for action on Climate Change and Reproductive Health and Rights in Bangladesh, Indonesia and the Philippines

ARROW is a non-profit women’s NGO with a consultative status with UNESCO. ARROW champions women’s sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR). There is growing evidence that the world is experiencing climate change which will have a profound effect on people and the planet. Currently, there exists little research on the relationship between sexual and […]

Travel Life: Creating a Sustainable Tourism

Travel Life is a project aimed tackle and reverse the effect of climate change along with creating a sustainable tourism pillar in adopting the Travelife international sustainability programme for hotels and accommodations, along of working with members around the world to help improving businesses, while protecting the planet and supporting local people. It is a […]

October 9, 2019 Themes: Climate change Programs: SADC Gender Protocol & Alliance

Zimbabwe: Mitigating Climate Change in Chegutu RDC

Chegutu Rural District Council with its partner installed two piped water scheme in ward 7 and 8 in its jurisdiction area in the year 2016 and 2017 respectively. The objective was to improve the access to sufficient safe and clean water by the communities. This was to be achieved the construction of the piped water […]

Zimbabwe .Community recycling health clubs

Masvingo city community ward health clubs were formed by the city in collaboration with ox farm in 2008 to help manage the city against Cholera. When ox farm left the city continued supporting the health clubs to carry out their various activities including recovery and recycling of the waste. In 2007 the Health clubs were […]

August 29, 2019 Themes: Climate change Programs: Protocol @ work | SADC Gender Protocol & Alliance

Namibia: Henties Bay Town Striving forth in Provision of Land

Shack Dweller Federation of Henties Bay currently consists of eight (8) groups as a network of housing saving scheme established by Shack Dwellers Federation of Namibia in association with Namibian Housing Action Group (NHAG), a memorandum of understanding was signed between SDFN and Municipality. SDFN members have been saving on a daily or weekly basis […]

Mauritius – Association Pour L’Education Des Enfants Defavorisés (APEDED) ensuring economic growth of women through micro enterprise

Operating in the field of poverty alleviation, APEDED provides education and basic necessities to underprivileged children at pre-primary, primary, secondary and tertiary levels. It primarily works with school drop-outs. In 2007, given the high rate of unemployment among women in the region of Chemin-Grenier, the organisation established a medicinal plant nursery on the roof of […]

Africa Renewal April – July 2018

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