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InfraCo Africa & EkoRent Africa Partner To Accelerate Access To Electromobility In Kenya

InfraCo Africa, part of the Private Infrastructure Development Group (PIDG), EkoRent Oy and EkoRent Africa (a subsidiary of EkoRent Oy) have signed a Shareholders Agreement, investing €1,000,000 to enable EkoRent Africa to scale up its pioneering NopeaRide electric mobility initiative in Nairobi

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How fracking plans could affect shared water resources in southern Africa

Fracking in Botswana could have an impact not only the country’s groundwater, but also that of Namibia and South Africa.

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Boosting The Financing Of Local Distributed Renewable Energy Actors In Africa — Oil Change International Shows How It Can Be Done

Renewable energy produced through off-grid and mini-grid wind and solar installations – called distributed renewable energy – has consistently been identified as the most effective, affordable, and resilient way to deliver electricity services to rural areas without access. However, only about 1-2% of financing for electricity in Africa is currently flowing to distributed renewable energy

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As palm oil production ramps up in Africa, communities work to avoid problems plaguing other regions

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Sime Darby Plantation considers exiting West Africa palm oil operations: sources

KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) – Sime Darby Plantation, the world’s biggest oil palm planter by land holdings, is considering exiting its palm and rubber operations in the West African nation of Liberia, indu…

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Palm oil cultivation in Africa poses threat to forests

It’s happened to wildlife in Indonesia and Malaysia. Now a group of international scholars are worried that cultivation of the most widely used vegetable oil in the world could have the same devastati…

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UGH! Palm Oil Is Now Threatening Apes in Africa, Too…

In nations such as Malaysia and Indonesia where palm oil plantations are rapidly taking over areas that were once diverse rainforest ecosystems, the devastating effects of this industry have been well …

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West Africa Leaks: Dr. Bawuah-Edusei: A former Ambassador, his offshore companies and a $305m oil deal

When in June 2007, the then President of Ghana, John Kufuor announced that the country had found oil in commercial quantity; he promised Ghanaians that life would be good. But almost 18 years since Ghana became an oil producer it appears – only a few …

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China deals with illegal fishing in West Africa, canceling licenses … – Quartz


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China deals with illegal fishing in West Africa, canceling licenses …
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China is increasingly cracking down on vessels from its country that are engaged in illegal fishing activities in West Africa. It's a move environmental groups say is indicative of increased intolerance towards illicit practices in high seas and an

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Avian flu freezes coastal bird research in South Africa – Nature – Nature.com


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Avian flu freezes coastal bird research in South Africa – Nature
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Endangered African penguins are among several species hit by influenza, prompting an unprecedented research ban to contain the virus.
Single vaccine developed for avian flu, duck enteritis | FeedstuffsFeedstuffs

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