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Kigali agreement: Phasing out the use of HFCs  
Date: 20-10-16
The 28th Meeting of the Parties to the Montreal Protocol, held in Rwanda from 10 to 14 October 2016, has set a milestone for climate change mitigation. The Kigali Amendment to the Protocol now…  
Paraguay: Protecting Forest for the Benefit of Climate, People and Nature  
Date: 20-10-16
Paraguay: Protecting Forest for the Benefit of Climate, People and Nature With a rapidly growing population and an advancing land use change Paraguay faces a huge challenge: to protect and enhance…  
Green roads in Nepal prevent disasters  
Date: 18-10-16
Classified as a low income country, Nepal is highly vulnerable to natural hazards and is even considered a hotspot for disasters.  Annually, flood, landslides as well as erosion cause on…  
Cities in a changing climate  
Date: 17-10-16
Habitat III takes place in Quito, Ecuador until 20 October 2016. The objective of the United Nations Conference on Housing and Sustainable Urban Development is to renew the global commitment to…  
Bright future for India  
Date: 12-10-16
Bhagia Lakshmi loves riding the metro. Her journey from home to the office by auto rickshaw used to take the 53-year-old around two and a half hours, but since the Delhi Metro opened, her journey…  
Interview: Financing actions on mitigation - NAMAs  
Date: 11-10-16
The NAMA Facility is a multi-donor programme that supports the implementation of the most ambitious Nationally Appropriate Mitigation Actions (NAMAs) that induce transformational change towards a…  
Saving Rwanda's marsh lands  
Date: 07-10-16
Saving Rwanda's marsh lands Mosquitoes, crocodiles, stagnant water: Swamps don't sound like pleasant places. But they are important ecosystems that feed rivers and lakes, and are home to a host of…  
Peru: threatened delicacy from the Amazon  
Date: 07-10-16
Peru: threatened delicacy from the Amazon The paiche is the largest carnivorous freshwater fish in the amazon region. And a delicacy. That threatens its population, which affects indigenous fishermen…  
South-South cooperation for reforestation  
Date: 06-10-16
German Federal Environment Minister Barbara Hendricks has met with her counterparts from Rwanda, Vincent Biruta, and El Salvador, Lina Pohl, in Kigali, Rwanda to set up the first specific…  
Launch of the NAP process in Mali  
Date: 04-10-16
The Malian Ministry of Environment held a kick-off event on 18 August 2016 to launch the national adaptation plan (NAP) process in Mali. Two projects being carried out under the International…